Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī, better known by his pen-name Saadi Saʿdī), also known as Saadi of Shiraz (Saadi Shirazi), was one of the major Persian poets and literary men of the medieval period. He is not only famous in Persian-speaking countries, but has been quoted in western sources as well. 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.

Friday Aug 5, 2016

Saadi: A traveler without knowledge

A traveler without knowledge is a bird without wings.

Tuesday Jul 5, 2016

Saadi: Impression on the heart

Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye.

Monday Jun 20, 2016

Saadi: Have patience

Have patience.
All things are difficult
before they become easy.

Wednesday Jun 15, 2016

Saadi: Shoes and feet

I cried because I had no shoes
till I met a man who had no feet

Friday Jun 10, 2016

Saadi: Haste and waste

Whatever is produced in haste
goes hastily to waste.