Usually the “picture” is taken as a noun. Though as a noun a good picture may tell a lot but it is in the form of verb that picture paints a thousand words………… There is a legendary story of Democritus……….
Democritus was always laughing as he witnessed the human weaknesses by his long travels to Egypt, Ethiopia, Chaldea and India and learned by his experience that human conditions are mostly the results of chance.
When great king of Persia, Darius was deploring the death of the most beloved among his wives, Democritus appeared at his court to console him………. Democritus promised to bring her to life again, if Darius would find in the whole extent of his kingdom three persons to whom nothing disagreeable had ever happened, so that he might engrave their names on the tomb of the deceased queen.
Throughout Asia, not one individual answering this description could be found. From this, the philosopher took occasion to show Darius that he was much in the wrong to abandon himself in grief, since there was not in the whole world a man wholly exempt from misfortune…………………………
Story is taken from “Live of the ancient Philosophers”