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Saadi - The Gulistan of Sa‘di – 09 from The Manners of Kings Solitude

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015279

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Saadi - The Gulistan of Sa‘di – 09 from The Manners of Kings Solitude

“How can a man fabricate a good sword of bad iron?
O sage, who is nobody becomes not somebody by education.
The rain, in the beneficence of whose nature there is no flaw,
Will cause tulips to grow in a garden and weeds in bad soil.
Saline earth will not produce hyacinths.
Throw not away your seeds or work thereon.
To do good to wicked persons is like
Doing evil to good men.

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Saadi

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