Moral stories Archive

Fury Doesn't Pay At All

North Wind is very, very cold as it comes from ice-capped mountains. When it blows, people shiver all over even in the warm sun. Seeing the people shivering hard, the North Wind came to have a false pride of his strength so much …

No Use Repenting When It 'S Too Late

Once a farmer procured honey from a honey-comb after smoking away all the bees of the comb. He put the honey in a pot and made for his house. As ill luck would have it, he stumbled against a stone on the way. …

The Wise Are Seldom Taken In

There were a large number of birds in an aviary. They were well protected there. Unluckily, an infectious disease broke out in the aviary. As a result, most of the birds fell ill. The keeper felt anxious and went looking for a doctor. …

A Tyrant Can Invent Any Excuse

Once a wolf was drinking water at the head of a stream. Suddenly he caught sight of a little lamb. It was drinking water at a distance downstream. Having seen the lamb, the wolf licked his chops and decided to eat it up. …

Avoid Strong Neighbours

Once upon a time it rained cats and dogs for several days. As a result, there were floods. Many houses collapsed and household articles were carried away by the flood-waters. It was only by chance that two pitchers were also carried away by …

Wickedness Brings In Ruin

Once a wolf was roaming in search of prey in a forest. He came near a village that stood at the edge of the forest. There he saw a flock of sheep grazing in a pasture. While the wolf was planning to kill …

Nobody Believes a Liar

Once a shepherd boy lived in a village that stood in the feet of a hill. He took his flock to the hill-side for grazing every day. The sheep kept grazing but the boy felt bored. One day he thought of having fun …

People Hate What They Can't Get

Once upon a time a hungry fox was roaming in search of food. He was feeling weak and tired due to hunger. Luckily he came to a garden. There he saw a grape-vine laden with bunches of grapes. They looked quite ripe and …

Slow and Steady Wins The Race

Once a hare went to a pool to quench his thirst. There he chanced to see a slow-moving tortoise and mocked at it. The tortoise felt pinched and challenged the hare to a race. The hare accepted the challenge with a smile and …

One In-Hand Is Worth Two In-Bush

One day a fisherman went fishing to a river as usual. He cast his net into the river and sat waiting for the fish to get into it. He expected a very good catch. After some time, the fisherman drew the net up …