[Read more…] about The Man and His Two Wives
A man had two wives; one older and one younger. Being vain, the younger pulled white hairs from the man’s head and the older pulled dark. He went bald.
Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield.
[Read more…] about The Countryman and The Snake
A Man’s Son stepped on a Snake who bit and killed him. The Man cut the tail off the Snake which then went after the Man’s Cattle. No truce could be had.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
[Read more…] about The Lion in Love
A Lion was so in love that he let the family take away all his defenses. He probably erred; in one version he dies.
Love can blind even the wildest
[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 Father, His Sons, and The Bundle of Sticks
Sticks in a bundle can’t be broken but sticks taken singly can be easily broken. Same applies to people.
There is strength in union.