Since Idries Shah made Nasrudin’s genius available to mainstream Western readers three decades ago, people from every walk of life have laughed at and learned from the wise fool’s inimitable escapades.
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.’