A Nightingale was listening to a Shepherd play in order to learn the notes. A Sparrow chided it. Nightingale replied that nobody should stop learning.
You are never too old to learn something new.
A Nightingale rued being caged. He got free but then found that the outside world was a miserable place to one not raised there. Realization was his death.
It’s not always greener on the other side of the fence.
An Owl resided in a library and mistook gravity for wisdom. A Nightingale sang to the Owl’s displeasure. Nightingale chided Owl as learned but not wise.
One can be learned but not wise.
A Nightingale was caught and caged then asked to sing. He refused but said on release three secrets would be told. The three all said to keep what you have.
Keep what you have. [Read more…] about The Laborer and The Nightingale
A Bat asked a Nightingale singing at night why he did not sing by day. He answered that when he sang by day he was caught so now only sings at night.
A wrong reason is worse than no reason. [Read more…] about A Nightingale and A Bat
A nightingale gets caught by a hawk and pleas for life because he is such a small bit of a meal. Too bad. Yum, yum.
A bird caught is better than more uncaught. [Read more…] about The Hawk and The Nightingale