– Many years ago, the Devil decided to show off and put on public display all the tools of his trade. He carefully put them in a glass case and attached to them labels, to let everyone know what it is, and what is the cost of each.
What was the collection! There were brilliant and Dagger Envy, and Hammer of Wrath, Greed and Trap. On the shelves were lovingly laid out all guns Fear, pride and hate. All the tools lying on the beautiful cushions and admired by every visitor of Hell.
And on the farthest shelf was a small unsightly and rather shabby wooden wedge labeled “Depression.” Surprisingly, it was worth more than all the rest of the instruments together.
On the question of why the Devil so appreciates this subject, he replied:
– This is the only tool in my arsenal, on which I can rely on, if everyone else would be powerless. – And he tenderly stroked the wooden wedge. – But if I manage to drive it into the man’s head, he opens the door to all the other instruments …