Nasreddin Quotes

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Seeing something glittering in the gutter, Nasrudin ran to pick it up. It was a metal mirror. Looking at it closely, he saw his face reflected in it:
No wonder it was thrown away – nothing as ugly as this could possibly appeal to anyone. The fault is in me, for I picked it up without reasoning that it must be something unpleasant.

Nasrudin, starving with hunger went to a cafe and started to fill his mouth with food, using both hands:
Man: Why eat with two hands, Mulla?
Nasrudin: Because I haven't got three.