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Some Reflect, While Others Wonder

Here's a nice one from The Phoenix Guards.

Chapter the Eighteenth

In Which it is Shown That
Some Reflect, While Others Wonder,
But Many do Both at Once

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“To wonder,” put in Pel, “is not bad, as it makes the time go quickly. But to reflect, now, reflecting is more difficult. Taro the Wise once said, ‘A minute spent gathering wheat is worth a day spent sifting flour.”

“Yes,” said Tazendra. “Only, what does he mean?”

“Ah, you would know that?”

“Well, I would.”

“Then I bid you reflect.”

 

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@ April (2000)