[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Crane
A Crane wanted to get paid for taking a bone from the throat of a Wolf. The Wolf advised caution.
When working for a tyrant, feel lucky to escape alive.
[Read more…] about The Lion, The Fox, and The Ass
A lion hunted with others. When it came time to divide the spoils the lion killed those who attempted to divide thing evenly. The fox learned and lived.
Happy is the man who learns from the misfortunes of others.
[Read more…] about The Dog and The Wolf
A Dog offered to help a Wolf get regular feed from his Master. The Wolf listened but saw a bald spot on Dog’s neck where the collar sat. Goodbye said Wolf.
Better starve free than be a fat slave.
[Read more…] about The Fowler and The Wolf
A Fowler shot at a Wolf from afar with only bird shot. Wolf got mad. Good-bye Fowler!
If you engage in folly you are likely to pay the price.
[Read more…] about The Judicious Elephant
A Wolf and Leopard gave Horse their prey to hold. A Fox talked the Horse out of it. An Elephant decided that all three had to claim the prize. Not likely.
In doubtful and intricate cases, discrimination and solidity of judgment are required.
[Read more…] about The Wolf Grown Old
An old Wolf was chased out of the Pack to be on his own. He happened on some carrion which drew other Wolves who ate the carrion. Too bad.
Riches may gain you friends; false friends.