[Read more…] about The Man, The Boy, and The Donkey
A man tries to take the advice of many different people regarding his donkey and ends up with the worst of the deal.
Please all, and you will please none.
[Read more…] about The Master and His Scholar
A Schoolmaster found his Scholar hanging to a branch in the river. Scholar had tried to swim unaided before he could. The Master helped teach the lesson.
Know your abilities before attempting a task.
[Read more…] about The Ape and her Two Young Ones
An Ape had two babies. She lavished care on one and largely ignored the other. The ignored baby learned more about survival and did better in the world.
Sometimes it’s better to be an enemy rather than a friend.
Aesop had to prepare a quick meal but needed a candle on a hot day. For that he was hassled but shook it off.
Don’t try to disparage someone on a mission.
A Milkmaid went to market with her pail on her head. She was lost in thought about the profits and what she will do with them and tripped. No more milk.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. [Read more…] about The Milkmaid and Her Pail
A fox tried hard to get a roosting Hen out of a tree but the Hen new better than to come down to her doom. Good show.
Beware of interested friendships. [Read more…] about The Hen and The Fox