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In un paesino di campagna vivono un centinaio di persone. Solo uno uomo, Carlo, ha un cavallo, e per questo gli altri lo considerano molto ricco e fortunato. Un giorno il cavallo scappa, e il fabbro del paese gli dice: “Che sfortuna!”. Carlo però risponde: “Forse”. Passa qualche giorno, e l’animale torna insieme ad altri due cavalli. “Che fortuna!”, esclama la moglie di Carlo, ma anche stavolta lui risponde: “Forse”.


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