Sunday, 31 July 2022

(30) The fisherman piping

 A Man who cared more for his notes than his nets, seeing some fish in the sea began playing on his pipe, thinking that they would jump out on shore. But finding himself disappointed he took a casting-net and enclosing a great multitude of fish drew them to land.

When he saw the fish dancing and flapping about he smiled and said, "Since you would not dance when I piped, I will have none of your dancing now."

Moral of this story: It is a great art to do the right thing at the right season.

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