“Ignore the faults of others and be ignorant of your own virtues.”
Should I to say a word
My lips turn cold
In the autumn wind.
mono ieba / kuchibirusa samushi / aki no kaze
On his return to Edo in the autumn of 1691, Bashō took up the task of editing his journal that was to become The Narrow Road to the Interior (奥の細道, Oku no Hosomichi), which was published in 1694. He had a great many visitors and wrote to a friend, “I have no peace of mind.”
Silence is golden!