The Mischievous Dog

There was once a dog so wild and mischievous that his master was obliged to fasten a heavy collar with a bell around his neck to prevent him from biting and worrying his neighbours. The dog was so proud of his badge that he paraded about in the marketplace, shaking his collar to attract attention. But a sly old friend admonished him, “The less noise you make, the better. Your collar is not a mark of distinction but a sign of disgrace!”

Old Learning: Men often mistake notoriety for fame.

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