5 Simple Lessons about The Pencil …
1. It tells you that everything you do will always leave a Mark.
2. You can always correct the mistake you make.
3. The important thing in life is what you are from inside and not from out side.
4. In life you will undergo painful sharpenings which will make you better in whatever you do.
5. Finally, to the best you can be, you must allow yourself to be held and guided by the hand that holds you.
taken from here.