It’s easy to be a big fish in a small pond.
It’s easy to think one is doing something, when one isn’t.
It’s easy to be busy, without really doing much.
It’s difficult to be a small fish in a big pond.
It’s difficult to think one is doing nothing, when one isn’t.
It’s difficult to be seen as lazy, when one is really doing a lot.
Appearances are deceptive.
Intentions are too.
The only thing we can be sure about is
our own mind, and even that is a slippery, deceptive fish.