Saadi Shirazi

(1814-1291 / Iran)

Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Advice 01

Poem by Saadi Shirazi

If thou art aware of news which will grieve a heart, remain silent that others may convey it.

Nightingale, bring tidings of spring.
Leave bad news to the owl.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004