Who is Saadi Shirazi

Muslih-ud-Din Mushrif ibn-Abdullah ShiraziSaadi in a Rose garden, from a Mughal manuscript of his work Gulistan, c. 1645Born1210
Shiraz, IranDied1291 or 1292
ShirazSchoolPersian poetry,...
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Saadi Shirazi Poems

  • Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 21
    Loqman, being asked from whom he had learnt civility, replied: â??From those who had no civility because what appeared to me unbecoming in them I refrained from doing.â??

    Not a word is said even in sport
    Without an intelligent man taking advice thereby. ...
  • Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 27
    If every night were to be the night of Qadr, the night of Qadr would be without Qadr.

    If all stones were rubies of Badakhshan,
    The price of rubies and of stones would be the same....
  • Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 19
    Life is in the keeping of a single breath and the world is an existence between two annihilations. Those who sell the religion for the world â??are assesâ??, they sell Joseph but what do â??they buyâ??? Did I not command you, O sons of Adam, that ye should not worship Satan?

    On the word of a foe thou hast broken faith with a friend.
    See from whom thou hast cut thyself off and to whom united....
  • Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 75
    The gambler requires three sixes and only three aces turn up.

    The pasture is a thousand times more pleasant than the racecourse
    But the steed has not the bridle at its option....
  • Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 51
    A man without virility is a woman and an avaricious devote is a highway robber.

    O thou, who hast put on a white robe for a show,
    To be approved of men, whilst the book of thy acts is black. ...
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Story 175 Life 153 Good 61 Heart 52 World 52 Time 51 God 51 Head 51 People 50 King 39


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  • Naimularif: whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye. - saadi shirazi
  • Vanweiringen: a muslim convert once more: bird of the morning
  • Vanweiringen: a muslim convert once more: administer justice
  • Claytonbranno20: persian poet 'saadi shirazi words inscribed on united nations building entrance. haven't found any republicans who feel the pain of others.
  • Herdadefozdarep: “a traveller without observation is a bird without wings.” — saadi shirazi
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