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Moral Story: Slow and steady wins the race

Long long ago there lived a hare in a forest. He was very speedy in movement and was always proud of his speed. A tortoise also lived nearby. The hare always teased the tortoise for his slow speed. It has a heavy shell on its back. Its legs are short. So, it cannot move as fast as other animals. The hare always teased the tortoise for his slow speed. One day while the hare cut a joke at the tortoise for its slow speed, the latter challenged the hare and agreed to run a race. At this the hare was much amused. So he said, “Good”, let’s fix a date for the race. They fixed a date. A fox came to see the race. The tortoise and the hare came to the starting point. The race began.

The hare began to run very fast. He jumped and jumped. He ran a kilometer in a few minutes. Soon he found the tortoise far behind him He became sure of success. Then he stopped. He said to himself. What s the use of going so fast? Perhaps, the tortoise has covered only a few yards by this time. So, I can very well have a good sleep before he comes up.’ So saying, the hare slept on the way. In the meantime, the tortoise moved on and on. He did not stop anywhere. When he came near the hare, he saw the hare lying fast asleep. He smiled and quietly passed by him.

Many hours passed. The hare woke up. He saw that it was already evening. He immediately got on his feet. He began to run very fast. But alas! The tortoise had already gone far. He came in sight of the goal. But the tortoise was already crossing the winning post. So, the tortoise won the rat. It proves that slow and steady wins the race.