Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.

— Hafez

The most delighting Hafez quotes that will add value to your life

Your love Should never be offered to the mouth of a Stranger, Only to someone Who has the valor and daring To cut pieces of their soul off with a knife Then weave them into a blanket To protect you.


I once asked a bird, how is it that you fly in this gravity of darkness? She responded, 'love lifts me.'


I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being.


Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.


I am in love with every church And mosque And temple And any kind of shrine Because I know it is there That people say the different names Of the One God.


Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.


You yourself are your own obstacle, rise above yourself.


Run my dear, from anything that may not strengthen your precious budding wings.

Run like hell my dear, from anyone likely to put a sharp knife into the sacred, tender vision of your beautiful heart.


Carry your heart through this world like a life-giving sun


Listen; this world is the lunatic's sphere , Don't always agree it's real, Even with my feet upon it And the postman knowing my door My address is somewhere else.


When all your desires are distilled; You will cast just two votes: To love more, And be happy.


What we speak becomes the house we live in.


About Hafez

Quotes 127 sayings
Profession Poet
Birthday 1326

The small man builds cages for everyone he knows While the sage, who has to duck his head when the moon is low, Keeps dropping keys all night long For the beautiful rowdy prisoners.


Love sometimes gets tired of speaking sweetly and wants to rip to shreds all your erroneous notions of the truth that make you fight within yourself, dear one, and with others, causing the world to weep on too many fine days... The Beloved sometimes wants to do us a great favor: Hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.


Now that all your worry has proved such an unlucrative business. Why not find a better job.


We have come into this exquisite world to experience ever and ever more deeply our divine courage, freedom and light!


Let's get loose with Compassion. Let's drown in the delicious ambience of Love.


Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.


Now is the time to know that all that you do is sacred.

.. Now is the time for you to deeply compute the impossibility that there is anything but grace.


The great religions are the ships, Poets the life boats.

Every sane person I know has jumped overboard.


I should not make any promises right now, But I know if you Pray Somewhere in this world - Something good will happen.


It is written on the gate of heaven: Nothing in existence is more powerful than destiny. And destiny brought you here, to this page, which is part of your ticket-as all things are-to return to God.


I long for You so much I follow barefoot Your frozen tracks That are high in the mountains That I know are years old. I long for You so much I have even begun to travel Where I have never been before.


The sun will stand as your best man And whistle When you have found the courage To marry forgiveness When you have found the courage to marry Love.


Do not surrender your grief so quickly Let it cut more deeply Let it ferment and season you As few human or divine ingredients can Something is missing in my heart tonight That has made my eyes so soft And my voice so tender And my need of God so absolutely clear.


We are People who need to love, because Love is the soul's life, Love is simply creation's greatest joy.


When you can make others laugh with jokes that belittle no one and your words always unite, Hafiz will vote for you to be God.


Now is the time to understand That all your ideas of right and wrong Were just a child's training wheelsTo be laid aside When you finally live With veracity And love.


The Earth would die If the sun stopped kissing her.


God disguised as myriad things, and playing a game of tag has kissed you and said, "You're it. I mean you're really it. Now it does not matter what you believe or feel. For something wonderful, something major-league wonderful, is someday going to happen."


Let tenderness pour from your eyes, the way sun gazes warmly on earth.


An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.


What is this precious love and laughter budding in our hearts? It is the glorious sound of a soul waking up!


I Have Learned so much from God That I can no longer call myself A Christian, a Hindu, a Muslim, A Buddhist, a Jew.


Now is the time to know that all that you do is sacred.


One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.


Greatness is always built on this foundation: the ability to appear, speak and act, as the most common man.


For a day, just for one day, talk about that which disturbs no one and bring some peace into those beautiful eyes.


I caught the happy virus last night When I was out singing beneath the stars.

It is remarkably contagious - So kiss me.


Join me in the pure atmosphere of gratitude for life.


Everyone Is God speaking. Why not be polite and Listen to Him?


There is A madman inside of you Who is always running for office


Learn to recognize the counterfeit coins that may buy you just a moment of pleasure, But then drag you for days like a broken man behind a farting camel.


Plant a Seed so your Heart will Grow.


This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love.


Not loving is a letting go. Listen, The terrain around here Is Far too Dangerous For That.


Grieve not; though the journey of life be bitter, and the end unseen, there is no road which does not lead to an end.


Remember for just one minute of the day, it would be best to try looking upon yourself more as God does, for She knows your true royal nature.


Everyone, whether he is self-denying or self-indulgent, is seeking after the Beloved. Every place may be the shrine of love, whether it be mosque or synagogue.