The Young Crab and his Mother
"Why in the
world do you walk sideways like that?" said a Mother Crab to her
son. "You should always walk straight forward with your toes turned
"Show me how to
walk, mother dear," answered the little Crab obediently, "I
want to learn."
So the old Crab
tried and tried to walk straight forward. But she could walk sideways
only, like her son. And when she wanted to turn her toes out she tripped
and fell on her nose.
tell others how to act unless you can set a good example.