Story 21 – The Morals Of dervishes – Gulistaan-e-Sa.Adii

Loqman, being asked from whom he had learnt civility, replied: ‘From those who had no civility because what appeared to me unbecoming in them I refrained from doing.’

Not a word is said even in sport

Without an intelligent man taking advice thereby.

But if a hundred chapters of wisdom are read to a fool

All strike his ear merely as sport

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