Alec: Why is handwriting such an important skill to you? Isn't handwriting almost obsolete?
Eisel Mazard: Is it better by means of the hand to train the mind, or by means of the mind to train the hand? People will readily admit that there is no training of the hand without training of the mind; but they are eager to imagine they can train the mind without the training of the hand. You cannot learn from snow: you learn from walking in other men's footsteps in the snow. These are the footsteps.