Homeru hito mo iru,

kenasu hito mo iru

Shikashi, sono mi ni natte

Hontou no koto wo

itte kureru hito wa

Nakanaka inai mono desu

Should one see a wise man, who, as if indicating a treasure, points out faults and reproves, let one associate with such a wise person; it will be better, not worse, for him who such a person follows.

– Bishop Ryokan Ara

Tendai Mission of Hawaii


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