All Stories Tagged "humility"

King Thrushbeard

Written by Brothers Grimm

An arrogant princess is humbled when she is forced to marry a beggar and live in poverty. She learns to be grateful for what she had as royalty and in the end is surprised to find that the beggar is in fact a king! They marry and live happily ever after.

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The Fisherman and His Wife

Written by Brothers Grimm

A fisherman finds an enchanted fish in the sea who grants his wife every wish. She becomes overwhelmed with greed and her wishes are never satisfying enough. In the end she learns to be thankful for what she has and live with humility.

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Beauty and the Beast

Written by Dinah Maria Mulock (Miss Mulock)

A humble merchant’s daughter goes to live with a hideous beast in order to save her father’s life. During her stay she becomes close to the creature and eventually the fall in love, breaking the beast’s curse and turning him back into a handsome prince.

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