[Read more…] about The Gnat and The Bull
A Gnat settled on a Bull. Before the Gnat left he asked the Bull if he could go. The Bull did not care as he had not even noticed the Gnat had some.
Some men are of more consequence in their own eyes than in the eyes of their neighbors.
[Read more…] about The Frogs and The Fighting Bulls
A frog saw two bulls fighting but wasn’t worried. Another frog said he should be as the loser might come to live in the area. The loser did and frogs died.
Watch out for unintended consequences.
[Read more…] about The Camel and Jupiter
The Camel complained to Jupiter about his stature relative to other animals. Jupiter was angry at this and that is why now Camels have shorter ears.
The Gods will deal with those who do not honor them.
[Read more…] about The Lion and Three Bulls
A Lion wanted to dine on some bulls but they grouped together when he advanced. One day the bulls went to different fields and were eaten one by one.
Union is strength.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Bull
A Lion tried to trick a Bull to his lair by inviting to share a killed sheep. On approach, the Bull saw tools but no sheep and turned and left. Very wise!
When a man has both an interest and an inclination to betray us, there’s no trusting him.
[Read more…] about The Hare With Many Friends
A Hare had many good weather friends. When trouble was near they all refused to help the Hare who only barely managed to escape on his own.
He that has many friends, has no friends.