[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 Spendthrift and The Swallow
A man saw a Swallow early in the season and sold his coat. The weather turned cold again and the man bemoaned that it would kill him and the Swallow.
Don’t draw a conclusion based on a single observation.
[Read more…] about The Pride of The Cobler’s Dog
A proud dog thought everyone should give way and tried to squeeze between a waggon and wall. In his haste he became paste.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Statue
A Lion sees a statue of Man defeating a Lion and comments that had a Lion carved the statue it would be different.
Truth is in the eye of the story teller.
[Read more…] about Mercury and The Sculptor
Mercury visited a Sculptor to see how he was valued. Asking about other statues for value he then asked about his image. Sculptor gave it little value.
Don’t overvalue yourself.
[Read more…] about The Man and The Satyr
A Satyr is confused by a man blowing to both heat and cool and refused to deal with him thinking he was double dealing.
Maintain a single position.