‘I have invited the judge and his wife for supper and they will be arriving any moment! Go and bake some pies.’
‘You never consider me,’ grumbled his wife. ‘I have spent the whole day cleaning and I am exhausted. And anyway, we have very little flour left.’
‘Then make the pies very small,’ replied Nasrudin.
The World of Nasrudin Idries Shah, Octagon Press