[Read more…] about The Fox and The Cat
Better one safe way than a hundred on which you cannot reckon. A cat goes up a tree and gets away while a fox is caught trying to figure out what to do.
Better one safe way than a hundred on which you cannot reckon.
[Read more…] about The Fox and The Crow
A crow has cheese a fox wants. The fox asks the crow to sing. It does and drops the cheese.
Do not trust flatterers.
[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Crane
A Crane wanted to get paid for taking a bone from the throat of a Wolf. The Wolf advised caution.
When working for a tyrant, feel lucky to escape alive.
[Read more…] about The Crow and The Pitcher
A thirsty crow wanted water from a pitcher. He filled it with pebbles to raise the water level to drink. Clever!
Necessity is the mother of invention.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Mule
An ass was overloaded and asked for help. No help was forthcoming and the ass died. The other animal then had to carry the whole load.
Help one another.
[Read more…] about The Herdsman and The Lost Bull
A herdsman prayed to find his herd. Found with a lion, the herdsman further prayed for his escape.
Be careful what you wish for; your wish may be granted.