[Read more…] about The Traveler and Fortune
A person slept by a well. Fortune, not wanting to be blamed for a drowning, saved the person from folly.
Everyone is more or less master of his own fate.
[Read more…] about The Shepherd and The Sea
A Shepherd saw the calm seas and wanted to sail. He sold his Sheep and got some dates to sell overseas. His ship sank in a tempest and he lost everything.
Understand what you are doing before you do it.
[Read more…] about The Fighting Cocks and The Eagle
Two Cocks were fighting to rule the yard. The loser hid while the winner danced around the yard drawing an Eagle’s attention. Bye-bye loser, hello winner.
Pride goes before the fall.