Title: Dress does not Make Man Great
Shaikh Sadi was a great poet. He used to put on simple dress. Once he took shelter in the house of a nobleman. The nobleman could not recognize him and treated him as an ordinary man. So the nobleman did not entertain him well.
The next day, sadi left the nobleman’s house and reached the king’s court. The king received him well and presented him royal dress. On his way back home, sadi again took shelter in the same nobleman’s house. Seeing his royal dress, the nobleman took a great care of him and served him rich and delicious food item. Sadi started putting the food items into his pocket. The nobleman become astonished at his strange behavior and asked the reason of doing so. Sadi gently told him his behavior of the first day and second day. The delicious food was given him for the dress. Instead of eating this food he puts this food in his dress.
The man become very ashamed of remembering his behavior and begged pardon. Sadi than introduced himself to the nobleman and took leave of him.