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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Monday, October 12, 2009

Aesops Fables: The Fisherman and the Little Fish

The Fisherman and the Little Fish
- Aesop

A poor Fisherman, who lived on the fish he caught, had bad luck one day and caught nothing but a very small fry. The Fisherman was about to put it in his basket when the little Fish said:

"Please spare me, Mr. Fisherman! I am so small it is not worth while to carry me home. When I am bigger, I shall make you a much better meal."

But the Fisherman quickly put the fish into his basket.

"How foolish I should be," he said, "to throw you back. However small you may be, you are better than nothing at all."

Moral: A small gain is worth more than a large promise.

*** Book of the day: Learning to Dance in the Rain

Further reading: Marie Curie quote: One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.

Aesop: The Fox and the Grapes

Marianne Williamson: Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.

Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.

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