[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 Raven and The Swan
A Raven desired a Swan’s white feathers. He thought the color was due to the water so he went to live in the lake. Not water, and going hungry, he perished.
Change of habit cannot alter nature.
[Read more…] about The Thirsty Pigeon
A thirsty Pigeon saw a glass of water on a sign. She flew toward it and slammed it and broke her wing and consequently was caught by one of the bystanders.
Act in haste and repent at leisure.
[Read more…] about The Dog in The Manger
People often begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves. A dog sleeping on hay would not let other animals eat from the hay.
People often begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
[Read more…] about The Flies and The Honey Pot
Flies were attracted to a honey jar. They ate greedily. But, their feet and wings got covered with the honey so they could not get free. They died.
Too much of a good thing can be bad.
[Read more…] about The Lion, Ass and Fox
An Ass and a Fox partnered but when a Lion came the Fox said he would lead the Ass to a pit for the Lion. Lion agreed. Fox did it. Lion killed Fox first.
We love treason, but hate the traitor.