- tools: instrument, mill, mechanize, motorize, sharpen
- process: convert, carve, chisel, mine, extract, refine, cultivate, harvest
Word associations “machine”
tool > instrument ( window latch) > refine one’s sheltered thoughts > open self to the mines of others > harvest universal understanding
People usually fail when they are on the verge of success.
So give as much care to the end as to the beginning.
Then there will be no failure. ~Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching