“We rarely use the word cure,” said the psychiatrist to his patient.
“But, after five years of therapy it is my pleasure to pronounce you completely cured.”
To his surprise, an unhappy look came over his patient’s face.
“What’s wrong?” he asked. “I thought you’d be thrilled.”
“Oh, it’s fine for you,” his patient said,
“but try to look at it from my point of view.
Three years ago I was Napoleon. Now I’m nobody.”