Small fish smart

A fisherman drew in a net that he had just cast, and it happened to be full of a variety of fish. The little one among the fish fled to the bottom and slipped out of the porous mesh, but the large one was caught and was laid stretched out in the boat. A way to be safe and clear of trouble is to be small, but seldom will you see a person large in reputation who escapes dangers.

(its from the Greek literature, author of the fable is Babrius)

(Fish image fromVancouver downtown Pier Market)

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2 thoughts on “Small fish smart

  1. Really great truth!!! “lahanpan dega deva mungi sakhrecha rawa” is wrtten in Marathi in India by Saint Tukaram means Oh god , please let us be small like ant who can enjoy sugar everytime…

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