“What of this? This bed is soft and fine.”
Cugel voiced a question: “What is the reason for the massive iron grillwork above the bed? What if it fell during the night?”
“Cugel, this is sheer pessimism! You must always look for the glad things in life! Have you noticed, for instance, the vase of flowers beside the bed!”
— Cugel’s Saga, Jack Vance.