If one stays too long with friends
They will soon tire of him;
Living in such closeness leads to dislike and hate.
It is but human to expect and demand too much
When one dwells too long in companionship.
from the book The Hundred Thousand Songs Of Milarepa
translated by Garma C. C. Chang
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Further quotes from the book The Hundred Thousand Songs Of Milarepa:
- The Song of the Seven Truths
- The Song of the Twelve Deceptions
- In the realm of mind essence
- Distractions and drowsiness
- The Eight Reminders