Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable.
This body, full of faults, Has yet one great quality: Whatever it encounters in this temporal life Depends upon one's actions.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.