Sakya Pandita Quotes.
When a broken tank is filled with water, It certainly will leak on every side. Weak men who grow rich Seldom leave an inheritance.
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished. It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants.
Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity.
By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
If one is intelligent and applies himself well, what can he not accomplish? Even small bands of people, I have heard, have defeated whole armies.
Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior. A burning stick, though turned to the ground, has its flame drawn upwards.