Who is Saadi Shirazi

Saadi Shīrāzī (Persian: ابومحمّد مصلح‌الدین بن عبدالله شیرازی), better known by his pen name Saadi (; Persian: سعدی, romanized: Saʿdī, IPA: [sæʔˈdiː]), also known as Sadi of Shiraz (سعدی شیرازی, Saʿdī Shīrāzī; born 1210; died 1291 or 1292), was a Persian poet and prose writer of the medieval period. He is recognized for the quality of his writings and for the depth of his social and moral thoughts.

Saadi is widely recognized as one of the greatest poets of the classical literary tradition, earning him the nickname "The Master of Speech" or "The Wordsmith" (استاد سخن ostâd-e soxan) or simply "Master" (استاد ostâd) among Persian scholars. He has been quoted in the Western traditions as well. Bustan has be...
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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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Crown_niloy: "it is safer to be silent than to reveal one's secret to any one, and telling him not to mention it." - saadi shirazi
_sky11x: if a piece of worthless stone can bruise a cup of gold it’s worth is not increased nor of the gold diminished - saadi shirazi
Crown_niloy: "publish not men's secret faults, for by disgracing them you make yourself of no repute." - saadi shirazi
Irankultur: persian literature and poetry day is an annual cultural observance celebrated in iran on the 27th of shahrivar (september 18). the high middle ages are considered the golden age of persian poetry. ferdowsi, saadi shirazi, omar khayyam and hafez are famous poets of that period.
Mahdi: human beings are members of a whole in creation of one essence and soul if one member is afflicted with pain other members uneasy will remain if you have no sympathy for human pain the name of human you cannot retain — saadi shirazi
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Some Wretched creature, savior take
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Some Wretched creature, savior take
Who would exult to die
And leave for thy sweet mercy's sake
Another Hour to me


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