The Fox and the Grapes

One afternoon a fox was walking through the forest and spotted a bunch of grapes hanging from over a lofty branch.

“Just the thing to quench my thirst,” he thought. Taking a few steps back, the fox jumped and just missed the hanging grapes. Again the fox took a few paces back and tried to reach them but still failed.

Finally, giving up, the fox turned up his nose and said, “They’re probably sour anyway,” and proceeded to walk away.

Moral: It’s easy to despise what you cannot have.

Submitted By: Anonymous Aesop’s Fable

ajij khan mansuri
January 20th, 2012 at 9:03 am

i like it

Sireesha kuppala
March 23rd, 2012 at 6:27 am

This story represents human behaviour

May 23rd, 2012 at 10:11 am

nice story it helped me with my project!!! :D

Vishal patil
June 19th, 2012 at 11:55 pm

Nice the story

July 18th, 2012 at 10:37 am

no no i am joking this story is very nice and help full

swati wadhokar
July 25th, 2012 at 1:46 am

this strory is very very nice for children as well as oldperson

October 18th, 2012 at 6:34 pm

This story has a very good moral and a good story too

October 21st, 2012 at 1:47 am

i like story

November 4th, 2012 at 5:34 am

This is an example of attacking the person instead of the issue at hand because how did the fox know without tasting a single grape from the vine that it was probably sour?

November 4th, 2012 at 8:06 am

it is very easy and nice for my younger brother to learn

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