Why have Thorns when they won’t stop you getting hurt?

“A sheep–if it eats little bushes, does it eat flowers, too?”

“A sheep,” I answered, “eats anything it finds in its reach.”

“Even flowers that have thorns?”

“Yes, even flowers that have thorns.”

“Then the thorns–what use are they?”

(The Little Prince ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

Just a little quote from one of my favourite books (even if it is dreadfully un-PC!) Xxx

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