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Honesty Is Its Own Reward Moral Story for Students of 1st Year

Here is Honesty Is Its Own Reward Moral Story for Students of 1st Year. This is a short story with unique wording to prepare. You can write the same story if the question is, write Honesty is the best Policy story, Honesty Never Goes Unrewarded story, Honesty is its own reward story or An Honest Wood-Cutter Story. The story is taken from the Notes of Sir Rizwan Yasin [M.PHL Eng]. You can also visit Moral Stories.

Honesty Is Its Own Reward Story for Students of Class 11

Once There lived a poor woodcutter in a certain village. He was honest and pious. He earned his livelihood by cutting woods all day long. One day, as usual, he was cutting woods at the bank of the river. By chance, his axe slipped from his hands and fell into the river. He became gloomy and did not know what to do. He began to shed tears and prayed to God for help.

Just then, a fairy happened to pass that way. She came to the old wood-cutter and asked the cause of his distress. The wood-cutter told her that his axe had fallen into the river and he could not buy another. The fairy felt sad for him. She assured him of his help and jumped into the river. She brought out a golden axe and gave it to the wood-cutter. But, the wood-cutter refused to take it and said, “This is not mine”. The fairy once again dived into the water and brought out a silver axe. The wood-cutter once again refused to take it and said, “My axe is made of iron.” The fairy jumped into the river for the third time and brought out his iron axe. On seeing his axe, the woodcutter cried with joy, “Yes, this is mine.”

The wood-cutter got his iron axe and thanked the fairy. She was greatly impressed by the honesty and integrity of the poor wood-cutter. She praised his honesty and gave him the other two axes as a reward. This story proves that honesty is the best policy.

Moral:  Honesty Is Its Own Reward

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