It seems to me that

It seems to me that any attempt to translate the inexpressible into the doctrinal must inevitably end up as a misrepresentation - a contradictory idea about perfection that transforms the originator's subtle and beautiful song of freedom into and interminable dogma of limitation. When the bird has flown, the essence of its song is often mislaid, and then all we are left with is an empty cage.

Tony Parsons in As It Is