Saadi Shirazi

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

Saadi Shirazi Poems

161. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Caution 01 1/1/2004
162. Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 17 1/1/2004
163. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Advice 01 1/1/2004
164. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 04 1/1/2004
165. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 04 1/1/2004
166. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 03 1/1/2004
167. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 35 1/1/2004
168. Ch 04 On The Advantages Of Silence Story 07 1/1/2004
169. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 05 1/1/2004
170. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 06 1/1/2004
171. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 20 1/1/2004
172. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 18 1/1/2004
173. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 27 1/1/2004
174. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 29 1/1/2004
175. Ch 04 On The Advantages Of Silence Story 12 1/1/2004
176. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 38 1/1/2004
177. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 07 1/1/2004
178. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 02 1/1/2004
179. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 41 1/1/2004
180. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 19 1/1/2004
181. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 07 1/1/2004
182. Ch 04 On The Advantages Of Silence Story 11 1/1/2004
183. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 24 1/1/2004
184. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 40 1/1/2004
185. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 21 1/1/2004
186. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 21 1/1/2004
187. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 02 1/1/2004
188. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 03 1/1/2004
189. Ch 04 On The Advantages Of Silence Story 14 1/1/2004
190. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 36 1/1/2004
191. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 03 1/1/2004
192. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 21 1/1/2004
193. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 22 1/1/2004
194. Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 23 1/1/2004
195. Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 32 1/1/2004
196. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 34 1/1/2004
197. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 23 1/1/2004
198. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 31 1/1/2004
199. Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 26 1/1/2004
200. Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 28 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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