The Kid and the Wolf

: Aesop's Fables

A KID standing on the roof of a house, out of harm's way, saw a

Wolf passing by and immediately began to taunt and revile him.

The Wolf, looking up, said, "Sirrah! I hear thee: yet it is not

thou who mockest me, but the roof on which thou art standing."

Time and place often give the advantage to the weak over the