Saadi Quotes

Saadi Quotes: Take care how you listen to the voice of the flatterer, who, in return for his little stock, expects to derive from you considerable advantage. If one day you do not comply with his wishes, be imputes to you two hundred defects instead of perfections.
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Saadi Quote: Independence is of more value than any gifts; and to receive gifts is to lose it.
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Quotes about Saadi: A wise man among the ignorant is as a beautiful girl in the company of blind men.
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Quote about Saadi: 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.
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Saadi Sayings: Astride a horse I am not, nor camel-like carry a load, Subjects I have none, nor follow any sultan's code; I worry not for what exists, nor fret for what is lost, I breathe with extreme ease, and live at very little cost.
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Saadi Saying: Avoid that which an enemy tells you to do; for if you follow his advice, you will smite your, knees with the hand of sorrow. If he shows you a road straight as an arrow, turn from it and go the other way.
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Sayings about Saadi: God gives sleep to the bad, in order that the good may be undisturbed.
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Saying about Saadi: 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.
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Saadi Quotes: Liberty is of more value than any gifts; and to receive gifts is to lose it. Be assured that men most commonly seek to oblige thee only that they may engage thee to serve them.
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Saadi Quote: When thou seest thine enemy in trouble, curl not thy whiskers in contempt; for in every bone there is marrow, and within every jacket there is a man.
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Quotes about Saadi: 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?
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Quote about Saadi: 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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Saadi Sayings: Whoever gives advice to a heedless man is himself in need of advice.
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Saadi Saying: Better is the sinner who hath thoughts about God, than the saint who hath only the show of sanctity.
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Sayings about Saadi: An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend.
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