Rumi(1207-1273) from Masnavi. His face..

His face is set toward (devoted to) the Beloved(God), …

Look long on the face of everyone, watch attentively;

Since many a devil hath the face of Adam, you should not put a hand in every hand;

For as the fowler whistles to decoy a bird he is bent on catching,

Which hears the notes of its mate and comes down from the air and finds itself entrapped,

So does a vile man steals the language of dervishes

To fascinate and deceive one who is simple. The work of holy men is as light and heat;

The work of the ungodly is trickery and shamelessness.

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