Saadi Shirazi Poems
|281.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 03||1/1/2004|
|282.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 27||1/1/2004|
|283.||Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 13||1/1/2004|
|284.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 19||1/1/2004|
|285.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 26||1/1/2004|
|286.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 02||1/1/2004|
|287.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 04||1/1/2004|
|288.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 01||1/1/2004|
|289.||Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 05||1/1/2004|
Comments about Saadi Shirazi
Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 05
I saw at the palace-gate of Oglimish the son of a military officer
who was endued with marvellous intellect, sagacity, perception and
shrewdness; also the signs of future greatness manifested themselves
on his forehead whilst yet a small boy.
From his head intelligence caused
The star of greatness to shine.
In short, he pleased the sultan because he had a beautiful
countenance and a perfect understanding; and philosophers have said:
'Power consists in accomplishments, not in wealth and greatness in
intellect, not in years.' His companions, ...
Again, the bride of imagination can for want of beauty not lift up her head nor raise her eyes from the feet of bashfulness to appear in the assembly of persons endowed with pulchritude, unless adorned with the ornaments of approbation from the great Amir, who is learned, just, aided by heaven, victorious, supporter of the throne of the Sultanate a