A beggar always pretended to be dumb while begging at the streets.
One day he got some free wine at the wine shop as usual. But unintentionally spoke out, “Bring me some more!”
The beggar realized his mistake immediately after that.
It astonished the waiter from the shop,
“You have been known as a dumb beggar, how can you speak today?”
“How can I speak when I have no money? Now I have some money, I can pay you, naturally I can speak now.”
the Differences Between Rich And Poor People
A heavy rain made a wealthy man’s wall begin to crumble. His son warned,
“Dad, if we do not mend the wall, it might bring thief.”
An old neighbour saw this and gave the same advice. The wealthy man did not mend the wall however.
Coincidentally, that night, a lot of money was stolen. The wealthy man commended his son’s wisdom, regretted not to take his advice. However he suspected his neighbour’s innocence.
A man was about to steal a bronze bell at night, but found it was too big to carry. The he tried to break it with hammer. However it made such loud noise, he was fearing that others might aware of it. So he rapidly stopped his own ears.
The old emperor were fond of reed pipe music very much, he had more than three hundreds of good reed pipe players. Among them there was some one called Nanguo who knew nothing about this traditional Chinese music instruments. He would just pretend to play in the team. When the new emperor came to the throne, he liked solo performance however. From then on, Mr. Nanguo disappeared.