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A Bundle Of Sticks And A Farmer And His Sons Union Is Strength Story

A Bundle Of Sticks And A Farmer And His Sons | Union Is Strength Story

A Bundle Of Sticks: Once, there lived an old farmer in a certain village. He was very patient, hardworking and wise. He had three sons. All were young, smart and healthy. The tragedy with them was that they always quarrelling with one another. Their day to day quarrels added much to their anxiety and torment of an old farmer. He often advised them to remain united but they always turned a deaf ear to his advice. They took his advice as the babbling of an old man. They were of the view that their father would be breath in last an after a few days and they would be free to act and to choose. “Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.”

A Bundle Of Sticks And A Farmer And His Sons Union Is Strength Story

A Bundle Of Sticks And A Farmer And His Sons

A Bundle Of Sticks: The old man reached on the verge of death. He, once again, sent for his sons and tried to impress upon them about the importance of unity but again his advice proved a cry in the wilderness. However, he did not lose heart, thought of a scheme and decided to use a trump card “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much”.

A Bundle Of Sticks And A Farmer And His Sons Union Is Strength Story

A Bundle Of Sticks And A Farmer And His Sons

A Bundle Of Sticks: When he was sure that he would no more survive, he asked his sons to bring a bundle from the forest. The sons thought that their father was not in senses. However, they brought a bundle of sticks. He asked all the three sons to break the bundle one by one. But none could do so. Then, he asked them to untie the bundle and to break the separated and scattered sticks. It was an easy job and everybody did it without any trouble. He analyzed and explained the whole phenomenon to his sons. They all had seen the whole situation with their own eyes. Then, they were convinced that in unity lies strength and in division and strife lays destruction. Then, they never quarrelled again.

A Bundle Of Sticks And A Farmer And His Sons Union Is Strength Story
“When spiders unite, they can lie down a lion”.

A Bundle Of Sticks Moral:

  • The union is always a source of strength.
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