[Read more…] about The Hare With Many Friends
A Hare had many good weather friends. When trouble was near they all refused to help the Hare who only barely managed to escape on his own.
He that has many friends, has no friends.
[Read more…] about The Hunter and The Horseman
A Hunter had a Hare a horseman wanted. Horseman asked to buy but rode off when he had the Hare. Hunter could not catch him so he gifted the Hare.
A fool will make excuses for foolish behavior.
[Read more…] about The Hares and The Lions
The Hares argued all should be equal. The Lions replied: “Your words are good; but they lack both claws and teeth such as we have.”
Be prepared to defend your position.
[Read more…] about The Dog and The Hare
While a Dog chased a Hare he sometimes nipped and sometimes fawned over the Hare. The Hare did not know what to think about the Dog’s bid for friendship.
No one can be a friend if you know not whether to trust or distrust him.
[Read more…] about Hares, Foxes and Eagles
In a war with Eagles, the Hares called for Foxes to help. The Foxes said they did not know the Hares or who they were fighting and so demurred.
Count the cost before you commit yourselves.
[Read more…] about The Hare and The Hound
A Hound scared and chased a Hare but gave up after some distance. Asked why, the Hound cited motivation: Hound ran for supper, Hare ran for life.
Motivation is everything.