The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Aesop's Fables by Aesop:|
But soon the Lion seemed to recover, and came to the mouth of his
cave, and saw the Fox, who had been waiting outside for some time.
"Why do you not come to pay your respects to me?" said the Lion to
"I beg your Majesty's pardon," said the Fox, "but I noticed
the track of the animals that have already come to you; and while
I see many hoof-marks going in, I see none coming out. Till the
animals that have entered your cave come out again I prefer to
remain in the open air."
It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
The Ass's Brains