Better alone than in bad company
A rich man had only one son . The son fell into the bad company . He developed many bad habits .
The man was much worried about the habits of his son . He tried his best to mend his habits but he could not succeed . One day he thought of a plan to teach his son a lesson .
He went to market and purchased some fresh apples and a rotten one . He came back to his home and called his son . He asked his son to put all the apples along with the rotten one in the almirah .
The son did the same . After some days father asked his son to bring the apples . As he opened the door of almirah he was surprised to note that all the apples had become rotten . He felt sad .
At this his father told him to see how one rotten apple had spoiled all the rest . In the same way one bad companion could spoil all others . The father's advice had the desired effect . The boy gave up bad company and became good again .
Better alone than in bad company .