Let’s All Be Masters Of Our Mouths – Story

Once upon a time an old man and a young man were living nearby.<>

The old man spread rumors that his young neighbor was a thief.<>

As a result, the young man was arrested by the police and brought to magistrate.<>

Days later the young man was proven innocent.<>

After been released he sued the old man for wrongly accusing him. <>

In court the old man told the Judge:<>

He just made comments, didn’t harm anyone..<>

The judge, before passing sentence on the case, told the old man:<>

Write all the things you said about him on a piece of paper.<>

Cut them up and on the way home, throw the pieces of paper out. <>

Tomorrow, come back to hear the sentence.<>

The next day, the judge told the old man:<>

Before receiving the sentence, you will have to go out and gather all the pieces of paper that you threw out yesterday.<>

The old man said:<>

I can’t do that ! The wind spread them and I won’t know where to find them.<>

The judge then replied:<>

The same way, simple comments may destroy the honor of a man to such an extent that one is not able to fix it.<>

“If you can’t speak well of someone, rather don’t say anythıng.”<>

Let’s all be masters of our mouths, so that we won’t be slaves of our words.<>

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