"The things I tell you will not be wrong. Better to listen than to talk."
"I believe you."
"Don't search for all the answers at once. A path is formed by laying
one stone at a time. One person saw the third man. Three have seen him, yes,
but not his body. One only, known to you, ready now to talk. One more thing:
there is something which you have forgotten."
-- The Giant and Agent Dale Cooper, "Twin Peaks"
Wizards are constantly subject to negative publicity. A case in point. One
elderly wizard of my acquaintance, whenever he was bothered by unexpected
guests, would immediately cast one of three spells upon them, either turning
them to stone, transforming them into segmented worms, or blasting them
entirely out of the kingdom....