The Woodcutter cut down a Mountain Oak and split it in pieces, making
wedges of its own branches for dividing the trunk. The Oak said with
a sigh, "I do not care about the blows of the axe aimed at my roots,
but I do grieve at being torn in pieces by these wedges made from
my own branches."
Misfortunes springing from ourselves are the hardest to bear.
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