Just outside of Buffalo in East Aurora is the home of the Roycroft Artisans Community,
established in 1895 by Elbert Hubbard, who is quoted with these three phrases:
"To escape criticism--do nothing, say nothing, be nothing."
Groupings of three just tend to feel right...
Three is the first true number.
Three forms the triangle.
harmony, wisdom, understanding
past, present, future
birth, life, death
beginning, middle, end