10 amazing fairy tales from aesope fables that’ll teach you to be wise
Fairy is what we believe but these are not real. The greek great story teller Aesope fables was known as the king of fairy tales. He used to make stories on animals but the main points of these fictional stories were to teach mankind. He can be called as a psychotherapist as his tales gives positive learning. All his stories are moral and includes what we think or do as a social animal. Some of his stories lead us to be clever and some to be honest. But all his works are amazing until we read those stories. We can learn and practice his stories in our real life to be successful.
Top 10 Fairy Tales From Aesope Fables
Asesope fables was really great for giving his advice through fairy tales. All his tales are scripted on animals but they are meant for the people. There are some bad, wise, cruel, cunning people in this society. They want to get facilities from weak and innocent people. His stories were also entertaining for the kids. But the kids are getting great and positive learning that helps to develop their psychology. They can compare the result between good and bad. Even they can learn that negative thoughts or doing wrong with others will give them punish each and every time.
1. A slow and steady wins the race
A race was declared between hare and tortoise. The hare was super fast and sure of his winning. On the other hand the tortoise was as slow as a “minute hand” in clock. When the race began, the hare passed a long way and reached very closer to finishing line. The hare thought to take rest for a while as it knew that the tortoise will take much time reach him. Unluckily the hare got into deep nap that created a great opportunity for the tortoise to win the race. Such fairy tales have great advice for those who always takes pride in their skill and try for shortcut ways.
2. The crow and the clever fox
One a crow stole a piece of meat from butchers shop. It sat on a tree to eat that meat. Suddenly a fox was passing under that tree. The fox was very clever and it started flattering the crow. The fox said to the crow, “You have nice feather and sweet voice also.”. It made the crow flattered and it tried to sing for the fox. As soon as the crow started singing, the piece of meat fell from its beak. Then the fox took the meat in its mouth and ran into the jungle. This fictional story makes us aware of the people who always flatter us for their own selfishness.
3. The fox without a tail
Once a fox lost his tail falling in a trap. He was looking very ugly without his tail. Then the fox hit upon a plan to cut off tails of other foxes too. So, he called a meeting and asked all the foxes to join his speech. On meeting the clever fox asked all the foxes to cut off their tails. But an old fox who was very wise could understand the evil plan of this fox. He (wise fox) revealed that the fox has lost his tail in an accident and now he wants us to lose our tails too. The moral of this fairy tale tells us to be aware of those evil people who live in our society and want to harm for us.
4. The golden goose
A poor farmer lived in a village who had a goose. It was a magical goose that used to lay a golden egg daily. The farmer led his family selling the eggs. But one day he hit upon a plan in his mind. He wanted to become rich very fast. So, he killed the goose to get all the eggs at a time. But when he cut its belly, he got nothing. Then the greedy farmer got very disappointed. He cried for his greedy behavior but he had no way to get the goose back. There are no more fairy tales that can give us better lesson on greed. This is for those who tries shortcuts to become rich.
5. The wolf and the goat
One day a fox fell into a deep well. It gave full effort to come out of there but failed. Fortunately, a goat was passing the well and saw the fox there. The foolish goat asked the fox why he had been there. Then the cunning fox replied that he was drinking sweet water. The fox also offered it to the goat. The goat was convinced by the fox. So, it jumped into the well. Then the cunning fox came out of the well riding on goat’s back. This fairy tale gives a wise lesson to all who believe in people who talk sweet but are very harmful. Such people are very common in our society nowadays.
6. The grapes are sour
Once a fox was very hungry and in search of food. Suddenly it found a ripe grape vineyard. It came near the grapes to get some. The fox tried over and over to reach the grapes. But it couldn’t pass that height and became very upset. Then the wise fox console his mind saying that the grapes were sour. This is one of the best fairy tales from aesope fables. It teaches us to leave the things which are not in our ability. Its our right to get achievements in life and career by effort. But some efforts may not be positive. It is when we try to get our beloved person forcefully.
7. The frogs and the Ox
This fairy tale was so funny where a frog compared itself to an ox. The ox was eating grass in a field. The frog was also there. Seeing the ox, the frog became very angry. The frog thought to become as big as an ox. So the frog started pumping itself. It continues till it gets bigger than the ox. But unfortunately, the frog had a blast and it died. From this story we can learn that we shouldn’t try to compete with others than compete with ourselves. It also teaches that we should try for something that is in our ability. We must not envy or compare with others wealth and career.
8. The monkey and two rats
There are so many fairy tales of Aesop fables and the story of money and rats gives great advice. It teaches us to be alert of the people who help us to take over our assets. The story starts with two rats who stole 3 breads from a house. Then they thought to meet the wise money for dividing the breads. They monkey was not only wise but also selfish. While measuring the breads, the money used to eat a portion of the bread to make it equal in measurement. In this way he ate two among the three breads. Then the rats wisely thought to get back with the rest one bread only.
9. The wolf and the crane
This tale is found in the kids fairy tales books. The crane was so innocent while the tiger was so greedy. Once a mother crane adopted an orphan tiger cub. The crane had also a little baby crane. Both the cub and baby crane grew up together and became good playmates. One day a larger crane came and bullied the young crane. So, the mother crane asked for help from the tiger. It killed the larger crane what gave him taste of bird. Then the tiger became greedy and also killed the young playmate crane. This story teaches us that wild personality never hides lifetime.
10. The crow and the pitcher
Once a crow was very thirsty and seeking for water. It was hot summer season and the streams were dried. Suddenly, the crow found a pitcher but the water was not in its reach. Then the wise crow hit upon a plan in it mind. It collected stones and dropped them into the pitcher one by one. At a stage the water level raised and reached to its beak. The crow drank water and filled its thirst. From this story we can learn a great life hack. Psychologically we can make any task or job easier for us. So, kids tales like this should be utilize in our brain to fight with any harder situation.