Justice

Fakhr al-Din al-Razi

The world is a garden, whose gardener is the state;
The state is the sultan whose guardian is the Law;
The Law is a policy, which is protected by the kingdom;
The kingdom is a city, brought into being by the army;
The army is made secure by wealth;
Wealth is gathered from the subjects;
The subjects are made servents by justice;
Justice is the axis of the prosperity of the world.

From Jami’ al-‘Ulum

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~ by B Majnun on March 5, 2008.

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