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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 82

Sa di 1210 (Shiraz) – 1291 (Shiraz)



Two men died, bearing away their grief. One had possessed wealth and not enjoyed it, the other knowledge and not practised it.

No one sees an excellent but avaricious man
Without publishing his defect
But if a liberal man has a hundred faults
His generosity covers his imperfections.

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