Saadi Shirazi

[Sa'di] (1814-1291 / Iran)

Saadi Shirazi Poems

1. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 63 1/1/2004
2. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 55 1/1/2004
3. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 57 1/1/2004
4. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 71 1/1/2004
5. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 62 1/1/2004
6. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 75 1/1/2004
7. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 51 1/1/2004
8. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 52 1/1/2004
9. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 66 1/1/2004
10. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 60 1/1/2004
11. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 65 1/1/2004
12. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 69 1/1/2004
13. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 73 1/1/2004
14. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 61 1/1/2004
15. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 72 1/1/2004
16. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 74 1/1/2004
17. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 64 1/1/2004
18. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 67 1/1/2004
19. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 54 1/1/2004
20. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 68 1/1/2004
21. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 76 1/1/2004
22. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 58 1/1/2004
23. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 70 1/1/2004
24. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 59 1/1/2004
25. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 53 1/1/2004
26. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 12 1/1/2004
27. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 78 1/1/2004
28. Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 28 1/1/2004
29. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 81 1/1/2004
30. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 80 1/1/2004
31. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 13 1/1/2004
32. Conclusion 1/1/2004
33. Ch 05 On Love And Youth Story 20 1/1/2004
34. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Story 01 1/1/2004
35. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 77 1/1/2004
36. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 79 1/1/2004
37. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 06 1/1/2004
38. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 82 1/1/2004
39. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Story 02 1/1/2004
40. Introductory 04 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Saadi Shirazi

Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 01

I heard a padshah giving orders to kill a prisoner. The helpless
fellow began to insult the king on that occasion of despair, with
the tongue he had, and to use foul expressions according to the
saying:

Who washes his hands of life
Says whatever he has in his heart.

When a man is in despair his tongue becomes long and he is like a
vanquished cat assailing a dog.

In time of need, when flight is no more possible,
The hand grasps the point of the sharp sword.

When the king asked what he was saying, a good-natured ...

Read the full of Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 01

Introductory 01

Laudation to the God of majesty and glory! Obedience to him is a cause of approach and gratitude in increase of benefits. Every inhalation of the breath prolongs life and every expiration of it gladdens our nature; wherefore every breath confers two benefits and for every benefit gratitude is due.

Whose hand and tongue is capable
To fulfil the obligations of thanks to him?

Words of the most high: Be thankful, O family of David, and but few of my servants are thankful.

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