A man joined a monastery where the monks were only allowed to speak two words every five years.

At the end of five years they were given an audience and said their two words.

At the end of his first five years, the novice simply said, “Bed hard.”

At the end of the tenth year, he said, “Food bad.”

Then at the end of the fifteenth year his two words were, “I quit.”

“I’m not surprised,” said the abbot, “you’ve done nothing but complain ever since you came here.”

The reality is that it doesn’t take much to be seen as a complainer.

So please choose your words wisely.

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