Pursuing a happy life without mixing with kinsmen Is like pouring water into a barrel which has no staves. The real profit gained by giving riches Is as one may then live surrounded by kindred. Multitudes of kinsmen will gather around the man Who gives generously and speaks sweetly. In this wide world none enjoys a more faithful family Than he who hands out large gifts and holds back anger.

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