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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 03

Sa di 1210 (Shiraz) – 1291 (Shiraz)



Reveal not thy secret to any man although he may be trustworthy, because no one can keep thy secret better than thyself.

Silence is preferable than to tell thy mind
To anyone; saying what is to remain unsaid.
O simpleton, stop the source of the spring.
When it becomes full, the brook cannot be stopped.

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