[Read more…] about The Cat and The Cock
A Cat caught a Cock for a meal but first asked for excuses as to why it crowed so early. The Cock answered it was to help man. The Cat wasn’t impressed.
Tyrants need no excuse.
[Read more…] about The Lioness
Beasts, especially the Fox, were kidding a Lioness about having but one baby a year while they had many. She pointed out that baby was a lion. Lioness won.
Value is in the worth, not in the number.
[Read more…] about The Horse and The Groom
A Groom spent days grooming his Horse while, at the same time, he stole his oats and sold them. The Horse wished he would groom less and feed more.
Appearances aren’t everything.
[Read more…] about The Fox and The Sick Lion
A sick lion called others to his cave. Many went in but none came out. Latecomers refused to go in. Smart!
The wise learn from misfortunes of others.
[Read more…] about The Miser and His Gold
A miser tried to hide his gold but a thief saw where and took the gold. Too bad.
Wealth not used is wealth that does not exist.
[Read more…] about The Goat and The Goatherd
A Goatherd attempted to bring a stray back to the flock. A last the Goatherd threw a stone which broke the goat’s horn. No way to keep that a secret.
Do not attempt to hide things which cannot be hid.