Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.

— Sa'di

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Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye.


When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.


People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet.


Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.


A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.


The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.


He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.


A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal;

the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.


How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Practice. Practice.


I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.


I never complained of the vicissitudes of fortune, nor suffered my face to be overcast at the revolution of the heavens, except once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes. I came to the chief of Kfah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience, and exclaimed,


A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.


About Sa'di

Quotes 14 sayings
Profession Poet
Birthday October 16

The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.