Quotes From Ursula K. Le Guin 002

"You thought, as a boy, that a mage is one who can do anything. So I thought, once. So did we all. And the truth is that as a man’s real power grows and his knowledge widens, ever the way he can follow grows narrower: until at last he chooses nothing, but does only and wholly what he must do…"

From "A Wizard of Earthsea"  - Ursula K. Le Guin

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1 Response May 23, 2012

Wow! Very thought-provoking indeed! I love the feeling of pure focus in this quote....