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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 19

Sa di 1210 (Shiraz) – 1291 (Shiraz)



Life is in the keeping of a single breath and the world is an existence between two annihilations. Those who sell the religion for the world ‘are asses’, they sell Joseph but what do ‘they buy’? Did I not command you, O sons of Adam, that ye should not worship Satan?

On the word of a foe thou hast broken faith with a friend.
See from whom thou hast cut thyself off and to whom united.

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