Best Short Moral Stories With Valuable Lessons

A story with morality and information behind it is always powerful. In fact, how powerful a 200-word story can be.
Our last article was so popular that we decided to make another list, in which there is a simple moral behind each story.


An Old Man Lived in the Village


An old man lives in the village. He is one of the top unfortunate men in the world. The whole city is tired of him; he is always sad, always complaining, always in a bad mood.

The longer he lives, the timider and the more vicious he is. People shunned him because of his misfortune and infection. It is even unnatural and insulting to be happy with him.

Make others unhappy.

But one day when he was eighty years old, an unbelievable thing happened, and suddenly everyone heard a rumor:

The old man was very happy today, he didn’t complain, his face was full of smiles, and he was refreshed.”


The whole city has gathered. The old man was asked:

Farmer: what going on?

“Nothing special. I chased happiness for eighty years, and it was useless. Then I decided to live without happiness and enjoy life. That’s why I am happy now.”-Old man

Moral of the story:

Do not pursue happiness, enjoy life.

The Wise Man

People go to the saint every time and complain about the same problem. One day, he told them a joke, and everyone laughed out loud.

A few minutes later, he told them the same anecdote, and few people laughed.

When he repeated the same joke for the third time, no one laughed again.

The man smiled and said: “You can’t laugh at the same joke over and over again. Then why are you crying about the same problem?”

Moral of the story:

Worrying won’t solve your problems, it will only waste your time and energy.

The Foolish Donkey

In the past, salt sellers used a donkey to carry a bag of salt to the market every day.

I had to cross a stream on the way. One day, a donkey suddenly fell into the stream, and a bag of salt also fell into the water. The salt dissolves in the water, which makes the bag easy to carry. Happy.

Then the donkey started doing the same tricks every day.

The salt merchant got the trick and decided to teach him a lesson. The next day, he put a cotton bag on the donkey.

He did the same trick again, hoping that the cotton bag could be lighter.

But the damp cotton became too heavy to carry, and the donkey suffered. He learned a lesson. After that day it stopped working and the seller was satisfied.

Moral of the story: Luck won’t favor always

Having A Best Friend

A story tells the story of two friends walking in the desert. At some point during the journey, there was an argument. One friend slapped the other in the face.

The victim was injured, but he wrote on the sand and said nothing;

“My best friend slapped me today.”

They kept going until they found an oasis where they could swim. The victim was trapped in the mud and began to drown, but after he almost recovered from drowning, a friend rescued him, he wrote on the stone ;

“My best friend saved my life today.”

-Ask his friend who met and saved his best friend;

“After I insulted you, you wrote on the sand, now you write on the stone, why?”

Another friend replied

“When someone hurts us, we must write it on the sand, and the wind of forgiveness can erase it; but when someone does something good for us, we must carve it on a stone that the wind cannot erase.”

Moral of the story:

Don’t cherish what you have in your life, but cherish what you have in your life.

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