A Greedy Farmer and His Wonderful Goose/Grasp All Lose All
Once there lived a farmer in a village. He had a wonderful goose. The goose laid an egg of gold every day. Selling the golden eggs, the farmer became solvent within a short time. But the foolish farmer thought that there were many eggs in the belly of the goose. He wanted to have all the eggs at a time. This he wished to become rich quickly. So he hit upon a plan that he would cut the belly of the goose and get all the eggs from its belly. Thinking so, he cut open its belly. But alas! He found that there was no egg there. Thus the greedy farmer lost his valuable goose forever.
Don’t get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.
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