A wise king winnows
A wise king winnows out the wicked; he drives the threshing wheel over them.
A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.
King Yudhisthira, the son of Kunti, blew his conchshell, the Ananta-vijaya, and Nakula and Sahadeva blew the Sughosa and Manipuspaka. That great archer the King of Kasi, the great fighter Sikhandi, Dhrstadyumna, Virata, the unconquerable Satyaki, Drupada, the sons of Draupadi, and the others, O King, such as the mighty-armed son of Subhadra, all blew their respectiveconchshells. (1.16-18)
Sanjaya said: O King, after looking over the army arranged in military formation by the sons of Pandu, King Duryodhana went to histeacher and spoke the following words. (1.2)
Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.
The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord, Like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes.
The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the LORD; He turns it wherever He wishes.
A wise man once said, “To be old and wise, first you have to be young and stupid”
O King, as I remember the wonderful form of Lord Krishna, I am struck with wonder more and more, and I rejoice again and again.(18.77)