From  The Subtleties of the Inimitable
Mulla Nasrudin
by Idries Shah


THAT'S WHY THEY APPRECIATE IT

'Never give people anything they ask for until at least a day has passed!' said the Mulla.

'Why not, Nasrudin?'

'Experience shows that they only appreciate something when they have had the opportunity of doubting whether they will get it or not.'


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©Octagon Press, 1972 (ISHK Bookservice).

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