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Part 4: On perseverance, industry, resilience, self-confidence, self-reliance, resourcefulness, daring, fortitude, and invulnerability


Fi gg sl fn dw; fi k sl fn onlara.
Leave the hooked stick alone for the leaf plucker; leave the husband alone for the jealous woman.
(If a person will nor share what he or she has, one should simply shun him or her.)

Ff la f f t p- n r k ti il oge- t oge- j.
It is only because one loves spinach that one calls it a friend of corn loaf; what the dandy has at home is enough food for him or her.
(That one delights in another person's company is not to say that one cannot do without it.)
Compare Ddn l dn . . .

F k k j mu , k t klbnrin-n e ni.
Prepare the corn pap and let us eat it together is an indication that the speaker lacks what it takes to be a husband.
(One should not be tentative in exercising one's authority.)
Compare gb t k t md rn n . . .