That's a great line. I've never heard it - where is it from?
I have some stuff on Shu-Ha-Ri. Here is some of what's on our web site on this topic:
These are writings:
This is a video with a paragraph of explanation:
I guess you can find the literal translations for the words Shu, Ha, and Ri just about anywhere on the Net nowadays. But I like to define them as "Construction," "Deconstruction," and "Spontaneity."
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Thanks for the discussion, take care,