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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.
The Spendthrift and The Swallow
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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.
The Pride of The Cobler’s Dog
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A proud dog thought everyone should give way and tried to squeeze between a waggon and wall. In his haste he became paste.
The Lion and The Statue
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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.
Mercury and The Sculptor
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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.
The Man and The Satyr
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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.