"The leader who governs according to his own opinions will pay a tax: a
place in Hell's fires."
"For my community, after I am gone, I fear the consequences of three
actions: the mistakes of a specialist in religion, the power of an
unjust governor, THE PASSION OF ONE WHO FOLLOWS MY RELIGION."
"Gentleness in dealing with a problem makes its solution all the more
beautiful; violence only makes the problem more ugly."
"The members of the human flock do not perish, even if they are unjust
and sinful, if those who govern them are wise and follow the path of
righteousness. The members of the human flock do not escape ruin, even
if they are wise and follow the path of righteousness, if those who
govern them are unjust and sinful."