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Shaikh Sadi

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Deep in the sea there are riches beyond your imagination

But if you seek safety, that is at the shore."

Deep in the sea there are riches beyond your imagination

But if you seek safety, that is at the shore."

Ten devishes can sleep beneath one blanket

Two kings cannot rein in one kingdom"

Ten devishes can sleep beneath one blanket

Two kings cannot rein in one kingdom"

A raindrop, dripping from a cloud.

Ashamed when it saw the see.

‘Who am I where is a sea’, it said.

As it saw itself, from the eyes of humility

A shell embraced him and makes him a pearl."

A raindrop, dripping from a cloud.

Ashamed when it saw the see.

‘Who am I where is a sea’, it said.

As it saw itself, from the eyes of humility

A shell embraced him and makes him a pearl."

Throughout the long night a man wept

For the sick man beside him

At dawn the visitor was dead.

And the patient alive."

Throughout the long night a man wept

For the sick man beside him

At dawn the visitor was dead.

And the patient alive."

No one throws stones at the barren tree."

No one throws stones at the barren tree."

Green wood can be bent.

But once it becomes dry, it can only be straightened by fire."

Green wood can be bent.

But once it becomes dry, it can only be straightened by fire."

If a gem falls into mud, it will still remain valuable.

And if the dust descends to heaven, it will still of no value."

If a gem falls into mud, it will still remain valuable.

And if the dust descends to heaven, it will still of no value."

Make no friendship with a elephant keeper

If you have no room to entertain an elephant"

Make no friendship with a elephant keeper

If you have no room to entertain an elephant"

The Alchemist dies in frustration and sorrow.

And the fool finds a treasure in a ruin."

The Alchemist dies in frustration and sorrow.

And the fool finds a treasure in a ruin."

One who gives advice to heedlessness is himself in need of an advice."

One who gives advice to heedlessness is himself in need of an advice."