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The Wild Boar And The Fox – Aesop’s fable

the wild and the fox

One day a wild boar was standing by a tree, sharpening his horns at the base of it. A fox passing nearby saw the boar and decided that it was a great opportunity for some banter. The Fox began to pretend that there was danger nearby, teasing the boar for his useless sharpening. But the boar gave him no importance and continued to do so. 

Finally, the Fox asked why he was sharpening his horns when there was no danger, and the boar replied that now was the time to do so. When danger will arrive, he will not have time to sharpen his horns. 

The best way to save peace is to be prepared for war. 

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