Experience will show you, a Master can only point the way.
Also cited as an anonymous Egyptian or Assyrian proverb no publish sources found for this exact phrasing, though it resembles some Zen and Sufi proverbs.
O my boy! he who doeth good shall meet with good; and he who doeth evil shall meet with evil, for the Lord requiteth a man according to the measure of his work.O my boy! what shall I say more to thee than these sayings? for the Lord knoweth what is hidden, and is acquainted with the mysteries and the secrets.And He will requite thee and will judge, betwixt me and thee, and will recompense thee according to thy desert.Ahiqar
He who digs a pit for his brother shall fall into it; and he who sets up traps shall be caught in them.Ahiqar
In an instant illumination can be achieved, it is as easy as turning on a light, the problem is finding the switch in the dark.Ahiqar
Our own life is the instrument with which we experiment with truth.Ahiqar
A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words.Ahiqar
If you are looking for a friend who has no faults, you will have no friends.Ahiqar
Better late than never.Ahiqar
Open your door to a good day and prepare yourself for a bad one.Ahiqar
Better a patient man than a warrior, one who controls his temper than one who takes a city.Ahiqar