Like the proverbial pig traveling
slowly through the belly of the python.
~ American Proverb [17646]

"Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them."
~The Little Prince,
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

From the most popular children's book of all time, Exupery explains his frustration with having his illustration of a snake eating an elephant being mistaken for a hat.