Muslim Preachers and Teachers
Never, O wolf, play at being a fox, performing service in order to gain power; rush into the fire like a moth: don't hoard service, play for love!
Mathnawi [V, 472-473]
From "Jewels of Remembrance," by Rumi, selected and translated by Camille and Kabir Helminski, © 1996. By arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston, www.shambhala.com.