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Saadi (1184 – 1283)


Persian poet, a native of Shiraz, Persia.
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Saadi
Every leaf of the tree becomes a page of the sacred scripture once the soul has learnt to read.
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The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
Saadi
I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear Him not.




Saadi quotes
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single kind act is better than a thousand head-bowings in prayer.
Saadi
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
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When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
Saadi
The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
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Whatever is produced in haste goes easily to waste.{{source{{
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Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.
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He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.
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A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.




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Use a sweet tongue, courtesy, and gentleness, and thou mayst manage to guide an elephant with a hair.
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