Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 73

Sa di 1210 (Shiraz) – 1291 (Shiraz)

Who has no mercy upon inferiors will suffer from the tyranny of superiors.

  Not every arm which contains strength
  Breaks the hand of the weak for showing bravery.
  Injure not the heart of the helpless
  For thou wilt succumb to the force of a strong man

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