~ Wo edlen Stoff man schenkt ~
When everything seems alright, don't try to alter destiny because it will all turn out fine is the meaning of this verse on a relief stein from ca. 1900.
Wo edlen Stoff man schenkt,
trinke mit freuden, halt dich bescheiden,
hin wird das Boot gelenkt.
Where noble things are given,
drink with joy, don't (try) to direct,
(because) the boat will be steered on course.
Translation: Roy De Selms
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