Mufeedut Talibeen 153

A King’s Advice

153. a certain king mentioned to

one of his ministers:

“what is the best thing

a person can be given?” he said:

“intelligence by which he can live by”

“if he does not get this?” he said:

“etiquette through which he shines”

“if he does not get this?” he said:

“wealth which will cover him”

“if he does not get this?” he said:

“lightening that will (strike and)

burn him and everybody

 will be saved from him”