On the Sort of Things One Should Never Say (at Any Age)-Francois Place-

-“You really have to do all that to print a picture? What a lot of work!” Exclaimed Tojiro, “I would never be able to do that!”

-“That’s the sort of thing one should never say at your age, Sparrow. You know, even I am still learning. Yet, I’m much older than you.”

Francois Place, The Old Man Mad about Drawing: A Tale of Hokusai