A Reproof

In view of your manner
of spending your days
I hope you may learn,
before ending them,
that the effort you spend
on defending your ways
could be better spent
on amending them.

– Piet Hein

Submitted by:

Arun Rachamadugu, who also submitted the earlier Piet Hein poem we ran, A Psychological Tip, here.


You can read more about Piet Hein here and here. He was a Danish mathematician/scientist and poet.
You can read more of his poetry and some of his quotes here.