The Hare and The Tortoise

The Hare and The Tortoise Short Story

the hare and the tortoise

A hare and a tortoise were fast friend. The hare was proud of his speed. One day, he laughed at the tortoise for his slowness. He said, “Dear friend, let us have a race.” The tortoise said, “Don’t be vain, my dear. I accept the challenge.”

Next morning the race began. A winning post was fixed. The hare run very fast. He was soon out of sight. The tortoise was left far behind. He decided to take rest for a while. He lay down under a shady tree. He soon fell fast asleep.

The tortoise went on slowly and steadily. He saw the hare sleeping. But he did not wake him. He reached the winning post. At sun-set the hare woke up and ran fast. The tortoise was already there. The hare had lost the race. H felt ashamed and went away.

Moral: Slow and steady wins the race. Or
Pride hath a fall.

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