Five Very Short Stories with Morals

A child told the mother: “Mum you are very beautiful today.”

Replied the mother: “Why?”

The child said: “Because you did not get angry today.”

Moral of the story:

1. It is easy to possess beauty: – do not get angry.

2. Anger is temporary madness.

A man attended an interview for a job.

Along the corridor, he picked up a piece and threw it into a dustbin.

The interviewer passed by and saw it.

This man got the job.

Moral of the story:

Live with good habits, and you will be recognized.

A small boy worked as an apprentice in a bicycle shop.

A man sent a bicycle for repair.

After repairing the bicycle, this boy cleaned up the bicycle and it looked like a new one.

Other apprentices laughed at him for doing redundant work.

The second day after the owner claimed the bicycle back; this boy was pinched and offered a job.

Moral of the story:

1. Go the extra mile to be successful.

2. Doing more gains more & Doing less loses more.

The owner of a farm asked his child to work everyday at the farm.

His friend said to him: “You do not have to make your son work so hard. The crops would grow just as good.”

Owner of the farm replied: “I am not cultivating my crops, but my child.”

Moral of the story:

1. A simple way to groom a child is to let him experience some hardships.

2. If not cut, jade would not turn into useful ware.

A shop is always brightly lit up.

Someone asked: “What brand of bulb are you using? It is so lasting.”

The shop owner replied: “Our bulbs blew out frequently. We replaced them once a bulb blew out.”

Moral of the story:

1. It is simple to maintain brightness, change the bulbs regularly.

2. To brightening up everyday life: Endeavour to abandon unwholesome states of mind and make an effort to encourage wholesome states to grow.


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