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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 01
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The amity of princes and the sweet voice of children are not to be trusted, because the former is changed by fancy and the latter in the course of ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 02
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Confide not to a friend every secret thou possessest. How knowest thou that he will not some time become thy foe? Inflict not every injury thou can...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 03
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Reveal not thy secret to any man although he may be trustworthy, because no one can keep thy secret better than thyself. Silence is preferab...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 05
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Speak so between two enemies that thou mayest not be put to shame if they become friends. Between two men contention is like fire, T...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 06
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Whoever makes peace with the enemies of his friends greatly injures his friends. Wash thy hands, O wise man, from a friend ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 07
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When thou art uncertain in transacting an affair, select that portion of it which will entail no danger to thee. Speak not harshly to a man...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 08
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As long as an affair can be arranged with gold, it is not proper to endanger life. When the hand is foiled in every stratagem ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 09
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Do not pity the weakness of a foe because when he gains strength he will not spare thee. Boast not of thy moustaches when thou seest thy...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 10
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Wrath beyond measure produces estrangement and untimely kindness destroys authority. Be neither so harsh as to disgust the people with thee nor so ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 11
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It is incumbent upon a padshah to give way to anger towards his slaves only so far as to retain the confidence of his friends. The fire of anger fi...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 12
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When thou perceivest that discord is in the army of the foe, be thou at ease; but if they are united, be apprehensive of thy own distress. ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 13
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Strike the head of a serpent with the hand of a foe because one of two advantages will result. If the enemy succeeds thou hast killed the snake and...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 14
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Swallow not the deception of a foe. Purchase not conceit from a panegyrist. The one has laid out a snare for provisions and the other has opened th...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 15
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Whoever does no good in the time of ability will see distress in the time of inability. No one is more unlucky than an oppressor of men ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 16
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Whenever a man disputes with one who is more learned than himself to make people know of his learning, they will know that he is ignorant. ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 17
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Reveal not the secret faults of men because thou wilt put them to shame and wilt forfeit thy own confidence. Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 18
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Who has power over his foe and does not slay him is his own enemy. With a stone in the hand and a snake on a stone It is folly...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 19
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Ask not a dervish in poor circumstances, and in the distress of a year of famine, how he feels, unless thou art ready to apply a salve to his wound...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 20
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O thou asker of food, sit for thou wilt eat; and 0 thou asked by death, run not for thou wilt not save thy life. Whether thou strivest fo...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 21
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Whatever thou perceivest will become known to thee in due course of time. Make no haste in asking for it, else the awe of thy dignity will be lesse...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Advice 01
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If thou art aware of news which will grieve a heart, remain silent that others may convey it. Nightingale, bring tidings of spring. ...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Caution 01
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Give not information to a padshah of the treachery of anyone, unless thou art sure he will accept it; else thou wilt only be preparing thy own dest...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Caution 02
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Who quarrels with great men sheds his own blood. One who thinks that he is great Is truly said to be squinting. Thou wilt...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Caution 03
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A weak man trying to show his prowess off against a strong one only aids his foe to encompass his own destruction. What strength has one brou...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Elegant Saying 01
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Men void of accomplishments cannot behold those who possess some, without barking like the curs of the bazar on seeing a hunting dog, but dare not ...Rate it:

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