Moral stories Archive

The Cabbage

One day, two boys, Tom and Harry, were passing by a garden. They saw a big cabbage and Tom boasted, “I once saw a cabbage bigger than this.” Harry promptly replied, “That must have been huge. Once I made a pot bigger than …

The Basket of Mangoes

Judith was a very untidy girl. “Judith, you must keep your room tidy,” her mother was tired of telling her. One day, her friend brought a basket of mangoes for her as Judith loved mangoes. Since her room was in a mess as …

The Wolf and the Man

Once a fox was telling a wolf how strong man was and how difficult it was for an animal to overcome him. But the wolf boasted that if he could see a man, he would attack him at once and kill him. The …

King Thrushbeard

A king had a very beautiful daughter who was very arrogant. She thought that no man was good enough for her. Once she ridiculed one of her suitors saying, “His chin is like a thrush’s beak.” From that day the poor suitor was …

The Tiger and the Woodpecker

One day a bone got stuck in a tiger’s teeth while he was eating some flesh. He tried hard to remove it but could not. Helpless, he started roaring in pain. A woodpecker sitting nearby saw the tiger’s discomfort and asked what the …

The Jay and the Peacocks

One day, a jay entered a yard where peacocks roamed. There he found lovely peacock feathers on the ground. The jay thought that he would look very pretty if he tied the feathers to his body. So he tied all the feathers to …

The Two Friends

Two friends talked and sang merrily as they walked through the forest. Suddenly a bear appeared. The first friend quickly climbed a tree. The second one wanted help but his friend had already left him. He was very scared because the bear was …

The Ungrateful Master

There once lived a donkey, which was very faithful to its master. Although it was under-fed and weak it still carried the entire load its master put on him each day. The donkey was moving about one day, when it fell into a …

King Midas

King Midas was a very greedy king. Even though he was very rich he always craved for more and more. One day, he called his court magician and commanded, Find me a spell that can get me more treasures than I already have.” …