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Sa'di
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Engrave this Quote I never complained of the vicissitudes of fortune, nor suffered my face to be overcast at the revolution of the heavens, except once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes. I came to the chief of Kfah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience, and exclaimed,

trans. Edward B. Eastwick
-Sa'di, The Gulistan (or Rose Garden), chapter 3, story 19 Tell a Friend


 


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