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Part 5: On consistency; honesty, openness, plain speaking, reliability


Rìkíṣí pa wọ́n pọ̀ wọ́n dọ̀rẹ́; kò lọ́jọ́ kò lóṣù ọ̀rẹ́ bàjẹ́.
Intrigue brought them together and they became friends; it did not take days, let alone months, before the friendship ended.
(People united in friendship by intrigue soon become enemies.)

Rìkíṣí pin, alábòsí lọ.
When the intrigue is terminated, and the devious person takes his leave.
(When the intrigue is exposed, the career of the devious person is over.)