Slow and Steady Wins The Race
Everyone would have come across the interesting story of 'The Hare and Tortoise' where the hare was filled with pride and tortoise was very humble. Ultimately the humility which emerged as a champion enslaving the pride and prejudice. For those who are unaware of the story, here is a very quick narration of the same.
Once upon a time a tortoise and a hare had very much heated arguments on had more talents and faster execution skills of tasks. They came to a conclusion and settle up the argument by choosing on a racing front. They even chose a route and triggered off the race. The hare just shot off and ran briskly for some time. Then seeing that he was far ahead of the tortoise, he thought he'd sit under a tree for some time and relax before continuing the race. He sat under the tree and soon fell asleep. The tortoise plodding on overtook him and soon finished the race, emerging as the undisputed champ. The hare woke up and realized that he'd lost the race.
The moral- "Slow and steady wins the race. This is the version of the story that we've all grown up with."
Just because it is a moral story that we learnt during very tender days in school, we should not just forget this. This is a story which applies to anyone through out the life. One of my friend (Dorai A), who works as a bus conductor in Metropolitan Transport Corporation, used to tell that even in cycling we can get a live example of the moral above. One who cycles very fast is the person who does not know a balanced cycling. He is able to manage it just because of the virtue of his speed. One who is able to cycle and pedal at a snail's pace and without jerking the vehicle too much is actually the one who is a versatile cyclist. The same applies to other driving also. It particularly applies to two-wheelers and autorickshaw drivers who regularly flaunt traffic lights by squeezing themselves between heavy vehicles throwing themselves in trouble besides other passengers. It also applies in all aspects of one's regular life activities too.