• Well,” said the frog, “what are you going to do about it?” “Marrying Therandil? I don’t know. I’ve tried talking to my parents, but they won’t listen, and neither will Therandil.” “I didn’t ask what you’d said about it,” the frog snapped. “I asked what you’re going to do. Nine times out of ten, talking is a way of avoiding doing things.

    Patricia C. Wrede (2015). “The Enchanted Forest Chronicles: [Boxed Set]”, p.17, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt