5815. The river may be crossedThe river may be crossed
Either in a vast steamship
Or in a tiny boat.
If we take many individual boats,
We may reach the shore sooner
Than if we wait for all the passengers
To fill a huge steamship.
With this approach
Japan has touched her goal.
Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 59, Agni Press, 1983