How long did it take you to do that?

There is a story about Picasso and a napkin.  Some say it was a man who asked for the drawing on the napkin and some say it was a woman. Some say it was a park, others say it was a cafe.  I have no doubt one of these is true, and I have no doubt that this actually occurred. Regardless, the remainder of the story is the same: Picasso whipped out a pen and banged out a sketch, handed it to the person, and said, “One million dollars, please.”

“A million dollars?” the person exclaimed. “That only took you thirty seconds!”

“Yes,” said Picasso. “But it took me fifty years to learn how to draw that in thirty seconds.”

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