It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential. Simplicity is the key to brilliance. To spend time is to pass it in a specified manner. To waste time is to expend it thoughtlessly or carelessly.
We all have time to spend or waste, and it is our decision what to do with it. But once passed, it is gone forever. When there is freedom from mechanical conditioning, there is simplicity.
The classical man is just a bundle of routine, ideas and tradition. If you follow the classical pattern, you are understanding the routine, the tradition, the shadow – you are not understanding yourself.