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In dokusan a student repeated something that Suzuki Roshi had said in a lecture.

Suzuki shook his head.

"No?" the student asked, "but you said…"

"When I said it, it was true," Suzuki answered. "When you said it, it was false."

p.45. Stan White

Note: Dokusan is the Soto Zen term for a private dharma interview between teacher and student

My file shows David Chadwick, Tassajara, 1968 but this is from Stan White. Must check against book later. - dc