The Oil Lamp Humbled.

Aesop’s Fables : The Oil Lamp Humbled.


An oil-lamp, observing how well it was lighting up the area around it, was filled with pride.

"Even the sun could not do better!" he boasted.

Just then the wind started to blow and the lamp went out.

"Next time you think of comparing yourself to the sun," said its owner, re-lighting it, "remember the sun doesn't have to be re-lit."

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