“Human beings with their tampering do something wrong, leave the damage unrepaired, and when the adverse results accumulate, work with all their might to correct them. When the corrective actions appear to be successful, they come to view these measures as splendid accomplishments.”

— Masanobu Fukuoka, “Natural farming”

“There are some things that it is better to begin than to refuse even though the end maybe dark.”

— J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Riders Of Rohan