A king arose in the middle of the night and fixed the wick of a lamp to prevent it from extinguishing. His subjects asked him, "Why did you not ask us to do it?"
"I was the king when I arose, and I was still the king when I went back to sleep," he replied.
The lesson: Someone who is aware of his value does not worry about losing it.
(Orchos Tzadikim, ch.2; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.131)
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