未擧歩時先已到 Before a step is taken, the goal is reached;
未動舌時先説了 Before the tongue is moved, the speech is finished.
// from the 48th koan of the book The Gateless Gate
or The Gateless Barrier (無門關) by Chinese Ch'an master Wu-men Hui-hai
(Chin. Wu-wen kuan; Jap. Mumonkan or Mumon Ekai, 1183-1260) translated by late Zen master Katsuki Sekida (Two Zen Classics 26-137)