The Oak Tree And The Reeds - Short Moral Stories in English

The Oak Tree And The Reeds - Short Moral Stories in English

Once, a giant oak tree was boasting about himself to the reeds, "I can stand upright in a storm, while you, the weak reeds, could be easily bent by the slightest breeze." 

The reeds replied, "The winds did not harm us. We bow before the wind, and so do not break." 

One night, a hurricane swept over the place. It tore out the oak tree from its roots. But, the reeds stood in their place, bowing low

Moral : You should be down to earth because pride makes you fall.