The Three Gates of Speech

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Llama

“Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: At the first gate ask yourself, Is is true? At the second gate ask, Is it necessary? At the third gate ask, Is it kind?” Rumi

20 thoughts on “The Three Gates of Speech

  1. I remember this quotation modernized, it’s in Russian and contains bad language, but it works not worse 😀 Unfortunately, I can’t translate it in the way it is.
    His/her smile is incredible! 😀

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