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One morning when we were all sitting zazen, Suzuki Roshi gave a brief impromptu talk in which he said, "Each of you is perfect the way you are…and you can use a little improvement."
------------- p. 3 - Ed Brown, Tassajara, circa 1968


note: the book credited David Chadwick. I might have heard it but still it's Ed's story. Must be a mistake or there for some reason I don't remember. - dc