Stop for awhile

Two farmers were asked by their master to harvest wheat in the field. Using their sickles, the two farmers started to hack the stalks and gather them into bundles. The first farmer stop every hour.

At the day's end, the second farmer had more bundles of wheat than the first farmer who worked without a pause.

The first farmer was surprised by the result and questioned his confrere, "I worked without stopping and yet you have harvested more wheat even if you rested each hour. Tell me, how did you do it?"
"Whenever I stopped, I sharpened my sickle".


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