An old hermit was once invited to visit the court of the most powerful king of those times.
"I envy such a saintly man, who is content with so little." said the ruler.
"I envy Your Majesty, who is content with even less than I," responded the hermit.
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"How can you say such a thing, when this entire country belongs to me?" said the offended king.
"For precisely that reason. I have the music of the celestial spheres, I have the rivers and mountains of the whole world, I have the moon and the sun, because I have God in my soul. Your Majesty, on the other hand, has only this kingdom.”
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