„A diamond was laying in the street covered with dirt. Many fools passed by. Someone who knew diamonds picked it up.“

—  Kabir

Sakhi, 171; translation by Yashwant K. Malaiya based on that of Puran Sahib.
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Sakhi, 168; translation by Yashwant K. Malaiya based on that of Puran Sahib.
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Contexto: Admire the diamond that can bear the hits of a hammer. Many deceptive preachers, when critically examined, turn out to be false.

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