A frog in a well never knows the vast ocean

A frog in a well never knows the vast ocean

A frog in a well never knows the vast ocean
A frog in a well never knows the vast ocean

There is an ancient Taoist expression that ‘A frog in a well never knows the vast ocean’. This is a reminder to be humble and to accept the world as being vast, with our own knowledge of it limited. We must never assume to have the answers to everything, but instead be humble students.

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11 thoughts on “A frog in a well never knows the vast ocean

  1. Hahaha it seems like it, he looks like he is mesmerising him now you say it. It’s a very cute and yet ancient picture, kawaii even before Japanese kawaii was a thing 🙂

      1. Are they old enemies? that’s very interesting I didn’t know that! I wonder who would come out of a rumble between the two of them, yes perhaps the frog as he is bigger.

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