Kill the Potter

Posted by ESC on August 21, 2001

In Reply to: Kill the Potter posted by W.F. on August 21, 2001

: This is a strange one. It seems to be of the fortune cookie variety, and the following is the best I could scrape together. It seems to be a "quit fiddling it to death" sort of saying. Can anyone elucidate?

: "It takes two men to make a perfect pot,
: one to make the pot,
: and one to kill the potter,
: once the pot is perfect."

That's what it sounds like to me. Artists and writers are never satisfied with the finished product. They'll "wool it" to death.