"Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is a nobler art of leaving things undone."
I guess it would be pretty easy to snap off a couple rustic comments about this aphorism from Lin Yutang.
I guess it would be more worthwhile to think on a bigger scale, a higher scale….
Here's one: suppose some big resource extraction companies decided to make a bit less profit, and clean up their operations that are polluting our environment.