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On the Qualities of Derwishes

They asked Luqman, "Of whom didst thou learn manners? He replied, "From the unmannerly. Whatever I saw them do which I disapproved of, that I abstained from doing."

Not e'en in jest a playful word is said,
But to the wise, 'twill prove a fruitful theme

Golestan

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