[Read more…] about The Boasting Traveler
Boasting of deeds done is lots of fun; at least until someone calls you on your boasting.
Travelers may take some liberties, but not too many.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Statue
A Lion sees a statue of Man defeating a Lion and comments that had a Lion carved the statue it would be different.
Truth is in the eye of the story teller.
[Read more…] about The Man and The Satyr
A Satyr is confused by a man blowing to both heat and cool and refused to deal with him thinking he was double dealing.
Maintain a single position.
[Read more…] about The Eagle and The Daw
A Daw saw an eagle carry off a sheep and tried the same trick. The daw could not do it and got caught. Ouch.
Don’t take on more than you can accomplish.
[Read more…] about Hercules and The Wagoner
A stuck wagoner prays to Hercules for help but receives none.
The gods help those who help themselves.
[Read more…] about The Ass in The Lion’s Skin
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool. An ass decides to have fun and dresses as a lion. The ass is found out and beaten. Shame.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.