What if a parrot can read future?
It cannot foresee the cat approaching.
The eyes that see the whole world
cannot see the stick that pierces.
those who say they know others
do not know themselves. -Guru Basava/185 
I do not know the date or the day
I do not know the auspicious or the inauspicious moment.
knowing these, they talk of seven days and eighteen castes.
We do not know these.
We treat one night as a week and one day as another week.
the night as a day, light as a day
bhavi as one caste
bhakta as one caste.
We know only this
Basavapriya Koodalachennasangamadva. -Sangameshwara Appanna/2047 
 Number indicates at the end of each Vachana is from the book "Vachana", pub: Basava Samiti Bangalore 2012.