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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  • Baburzaiizhar: shaykh saadi shirazi (may allah have mercy on him) said: even if you make a thousand mistakes, you still love yourself. but if someone else makes a mistake, you hate him,. so either stop making yourself mistakes or to learn forgive others.
  • Masoodi_waseem: if you will fly to love, your wings will burn. saadi shirazi. what is the purpose of wings if you are not flying to love? maulana rumi. who will cares about wings once you have reached love? yunus emre.
  • Herdadefozdarep: “a traveller without observation is a bird without wings.” — saadi shirazi
  • __endog: o man of god, follow the way of god. unlucky is he who turns his head away from this door for he will find no other door. saadi shirazi ❦
  • Jcolag: dost thou desire that thine own heart should not suffer, redeem thou the sufferer from the bonds of misery. saadi shīrāzī
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You say, but with no touch of scorn,
Sweet-hearted, you, whose light-blue eyes
Are tender over drowning flies,
You tell me, doubt is Devil-born.
I know not: one indeed I knew
In many a subtle question versed,
Who touch'd a jarring lyre at first,
But ever strove to make it true:

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