Safety Lies in Poverty

Peace, one and all…

Safety lies in poverty: dive into poverty.
the mountain that held some cash in its mine
was torn to pieces by the strokes of the pick.
The sword is for one who has a high and proud neck;
no blow falls on a shadow prostrate on the ground.

This egoism is the ladder climbed by creatures –
they must fall from this ladder in the end.
The higher anyone goes, the more foolish he is,
for his bones will be broken all the worse.

Masnavi 4.2757-2759; 2763-2764

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