From The Subtleties of the Inimitable
Mulla Nasrudin by Idries Shah
Nasrudin was being interviewed for employment in a department store.
The personnel manager said:
'We like ambitious men here. What sort of a job are you after?'
'All right,' said Nasrudin, 'I'll have your job.'
'Are you mad?'
'I may well be,' said the Mulla, 'but is that a necessary qualification?'
Moral: Ambition is all right, providing that you don't get in the other fellow's way.
[Reload for another story.]
©Octagon Press, 1972 (ISHK Bookservice).
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