Saadi Shirazi

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

Saadi Shirazi Poems

41. Introductory 04 1/1/2004
42. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Story 02 1/1/2004
43. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 13 1/1/2004
44. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 08 1/1/2004
45. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 08 1/1/2004
46. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 11 1/1/2004
47. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 43 1/1/2004
48. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 12 1/1/2004
49. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 09 1/1/2004
50. Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 37 1/1/2004
51. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 37 1/1/2004
52. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 27 1/1/2004
53. Introductory 02 1/1/2004
54. Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 35 1/1/2004
55. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 39 1/1/2004
56. Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 34 1/1/2004
57. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 24 1/1/2004
58. Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 39 1/1/2004
59. Ch 05 On Love And Youth Story 04 1/1/2004
60. Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 33 1/1/2004
61. Ch 06 On Weakness And Old Age Story 05 1/1/2004
62. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 23 1/1/2004
63. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 14 1/1/2004
64. Ch 05 On Love And Youth Story 13 1/1/2004
65. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 01 1/1/2004
66. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 10 1/1/2004
67. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 01 1/1/2004
68. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 21 1/1/2004
69. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 20 1/1/2004
70. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 26 1/1/2004
71. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 04 1/1/2004
72. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 34 1/1/2004
73. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 09 1/1/2004
74. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 16 1/1/2004
75. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 16 1/1/2004
76. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 10 1/1/2004
77. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 41 1/1/2004
78. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 05 1/1/2004
79. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 33 1/1/2004
80. Ch 06 On Weakness And Old Age Story 03 1/1/2004

Comments about Saadi Shirazi

  • D.l. Aceves D.l. Aceves (4/19/2014 12:09:00 AM)

    Someone please fix the date. He was born c.1212 not 1814.

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Best Poem of 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, ...

Read the full of Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 05

Introductory 03

I was one night meditating on the time which had elapsed, repenting of the life I had squandered and perforating the stony mansion of my heart with adamantine tears. 1 I uttered the following verses in conformity with the state of mind:

Every moment a breath of life is spent,
If I consider, not much of it remains.
O thou, whose fifty years have elapsed in sleep,
Wilt thou perhaps overtake them in these five days?
Shame on him who has gone and done no work.

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