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Amicableness

Amicableness المداراة

1. Be amicable with the people and you will be secure from their tribulations and will remain safe from their sly plots.

1ـ دارِ النَّاسَ تَأمَنْ غَوائِلَهُمْ، وتَسْلَمْ مِنْ مَكائِدِهِمْ.

2. Be amicable with the people and you will enjoy their brotherhood; meet them with cheerfulness and you will cause their malice to die away.

2ـ دارِ النّاسَ تَسْتَمْتِعْ بِإخائِهِمْ، والْقَهُمْ بِالبِشْرِ تُمِتْ أضْغانَهُمْ.

3. Be courteous to your enemy and be sincere with your close friend, [by this] you will protect [your] brotherhood and safeguard [your] magnanimity.

3ـ دارِ عَدُوَّكَ، وأخْلُِصْ لِوَدوُدِكَ، تَحْفَظِ الأُخُوَّةَ، وتُحرِزِ المُـرُوءَةَ.

4. The cornerstone of wisdom is being amicable with the people.

4ـ رَأسُ الحِكْمَةِ مُداراةُ النَّاسِ.

5. The soundness of life is in being amicable [with people].

5ـ سَلامَةُ العَيْشِ فِي المُداراةِ.

6. One who is amicable with people remains safe.

6ـ مَنْ دارَى النَّاسَ سَلِمَ.

7. One who is not improved by the virtue of amicableness becomes improved by the evil of retribution.

7ـ مَنْ لَمْ يُصْلِحْهُ حُسْنُ المُداراةِ أصْلَحَهُ سُوءُ المُكافاةِ.

8. One who is amicable with the people is protected from their plotting.

8ـ مَنْ دارَى النَّاسَ أمِنَ مَكرَهُمْ.

9. He who is not amicable with the one who is above him will not realize his goal.

9ـ مَنْ لَـمْ يُدارِ مَنْ فَوْقَهُ لَمْ يُدْرِكْ بِغْيَتَهُ.

10. Being amicable with people is one of the best actions

10ـ مُداراةُ الرِّجالِ مِنْ أفضَلِ الأعْمالِ.

11. Being amicable with a fool is one of the most severe difficulties.

11ـ مُداراةُ الأحْمَقِ مِنْ أشَدِّ العَناءِ.

12. Being amicable is the most praiseworthy attribute.

12ـ اَلمُداراةُ أحْمَدُ الخِلالِ.