A pig found his way into a meadow where a flock of sheep were grazing. The shepherd caught him, and was proceeding to carry him off to the butcher’s when he set up a loud squealing and struggled to get free. The sheep rebuked him for making such a to-do, and said to him, “The shepherd catches us regularly and drags us off just like that, and we don’t make any fuss.” “No, I dare say not,” replied the pig, “but my case and yours are altogether different: he only wants you for wool, but he wants me for bacon.”

It’s easy to be brave when there’s no danger.

 

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