Short Story on “Greed is a Curse”
Once a man had a hen which laid a golden egg daily. The man became richer and richer. But his greed knew no bounds and he wished to have more riches. One day while thinking of more riches he hit upon a plan to be rich all at once. “If I cut open the lien, I shall get all the golden eggs at a time.” He said to himself. So he took a knife, killed the hen and ripped her belly open. But to his despondency no egg as to be found. Thus his greed caused him to lose his hen that laid a golden egg daily.