who is Sheikh Saadi?
Saadi Shīrāzī, better known by his pen name Saadi, also known as Sadi of Shiraz, 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.
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Every person thinks his own intellect perfect, and his own child handsome.
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
Make no friendship with an elephant keeper If you have no room to entertain an elephant
If a gem falls into mud it is still valuable. If dust ascends to heaven, it remains valueless.
It is safer to be silent than to reveal one’s secret to any one, and telling him not to mention it.
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.
Whoever acquires knowledge but does not practice it is as one who ploughs but does not sow.
The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
A handsome woman is a jewel; a good woman is a treasure.
An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend.
Every leaf of the tree becomes a page of the book, once the heart is opened and it has learnt to read.
Forgiveness is commendable, but apply not ointment to the wound of an oppressor.
I have never seen a man lost who was on a straight path.
Best Quotes of Sheikh Saadi in English
However much you study, you cannot know without action. A donkey laden with books is neither an intellectual nor a wise man. Empty of essence, what learning has he whether upon him is firewood or book?
Ants, fighting together, will vanquish the lion.
Take care what you say before a wall, as you cannot tell who may be behind it.
Whoever recounts to you the faults of your neighbour will doubtless expose your defects to others.
Whoever interrupts the conversation of others to make a display of his fund of knowledge, makes notorious his own stock of ignorance.
Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.
No person learned the art of archery from me,
who did not in the end make me his target.
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Whatever is produced in haste goes hastily to waste.
All human beings are limbs of the same body. God created them from the same essence. If one part of the body suffers pain, then the whole body is affected. If you are indifferent to this pain, you cannot be called a human being.
Publish not men’s secret faults, for by disgracing them you make yourself of no repute.
O Contentment, make me rich! for without thee there is no wealth.
Religion is only in the service of the people; it is not in the rosary and the prayer-carpet.
A friend whom you have been gaining during your whole life, you ought not to be displeased with in a moment. A stone is many years becoming a ruby – take care that you do not destroy it in an instant against another stone.
A tree, freshly rooted, may be pulled up by one man on his own. Give it time, and it will not be moved, even with a crane
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Be not so severe as to cause shyness, nor so clement as to encourage boldness.
A peace-mingling falsehood is preferable to a mischief-stirring truth.
A dog will never forget the crumb thou gavest him, though thou mayst afterwards throw a hundred stones at his head.
Keep belly lightly loaded, if mind would wisdom see;For bodies crammed to bursting, make empty souls to be.
The sons of Adam are limbs of each other, Having been created of one essence. When the calamity of time affects one limb, the other limbs cannot remain at rest. If you have no sympathy for the troubles of others, You are unworthy to be called by the name of a human.
The true disciple should aim to live for the gospel, rather than to die for it.
Riches are for the comfort of life, and not life for the accumulation of riches. I asked a holy wise man, “Who is fortunate and who is unfortunate?” He replied: “He was fortunate who ate and sowed, and he was unfortunate who died without having enjoyed.
The heart is like a musical instrument of many strings, all the chords of which require putting in harmony.
Reveal not every secret you have to a friend, for how can you tell but that friend may hereafter become and enemy. And bring not all mischief you are able to upon an enemy, for he may one day become your friend.
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