An Oak tree was cut down and split using wedges made from its own wood. The Oak lamented the fact that its own material was used against it.
Misfortunes springing from ourselves are the hardest to bear. [Read more…] about The Oak and The Woodcutters
The Oaks complained to Jupiter about being cut so often. Jupiter told them they make excellent structures; if they did not then they would be cut less.
Men make their own fate. [Read more…] about The Oaks and Jupiter