[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.
[Read more…] about The Old Woman and The Physician
A physician comes to cure blindness. On each visit an item is stolen. When he demands payment he gets nothing.
Few things are done except for profit.
[Read more…] about The Man and His Two Wives
A man had two wives; one older and one younger. Being vain, the younger pulled white hairs from the man’s head and the older pulled dark. He went bald.
Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield.
[Read more…] about The Boy and The Nettles
A boy brushed a Nettle and was stung. His mother told him it had stung him because he brushed it. Grasp it boldly and it will not hurt you.
Whatever you do, do it with all your might.
[Read more…] about The Fox Who Lost His Tail
A Fox lost his tail in a trap and tried to get fellow foxes to trim their tails. They saw through the ruse.
Distrust advice from someone who stands to gain.
[Read more…] about The Goatherd and The Wild Goats
A goatherd put his Goats with wild Goats and prized the wild and so fed them better than his hoping they would stay. They did not and his Goats suffered.
Old friends should not be sacrificed for new ones.