The Crab and Its Mother

A CRAB said to her son, "Why do you walk so one-sided, my child?

It is far more becoming to go straight forward." The young Crab

replied: "Quite true, dear Mother; and if you will show me the

straight way, I will promise to walk in it." The Mother tried in

vain, and submitted without remonstrance to the reproof of her


Example is more powerful than precept.

The Courage Of His Convictions The Crab and the Fox facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail