AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

26 December 2011

Sharpening.

Wyeth, Karl, 1948


The harvesters were always sharpening their blades. That is the whole secret of hand work, you know. It's no job at all if you have a really sharp blade. But a lazy man don't like hand work because it's too hard because he's too lazy to keep his blade sharp. But I suppose if there weren't any lazy men, we'd never have gotten tractors, would we?

- Karl Kuerner, from Wyeth People

More on Karl Keuerner here (what a window!).

Thanks, Jess! I love the book!

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