After one act comes two acts. After three acts comes a hundred, a thousand acts. All sorts of things are pushed, and this is accomplished. After one day comes two, three, a hundred, a thousand days, and days of achievements add up and this is amasses. When this is so, oh! how can we not devote our heart at last? We should start first from one act, from one day.
The Third Year of Ansei The Fourteenth of May. “Minutes of the Head Lecturer.”