Exciting Persian Poetry quotations
The best listeners listen between the lines.
Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, 'you owe me.
' Look what happens with a love like that! It lights up the whole sky.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
I have nature and art and poetry and if that is not enough, what is?
You think of yourself as a citizen of the universe.
You think you belong to this world of dust and matter. Out of this dust you have created a personal image, and have forgotten about the essence of your true origin
Be with those who help your being.
But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.
Wine is bottled poetry
Rumi is perhaps the greatest mystical poet who ever lived, one of the greatest poets of the Persian language. He was able to express practically all aspects of the spiritual life and our existential situation in the world today as human beings in beautiful Persian poetry.
If one doubts whether Grecian valor and patriotism are not a fiction of the poets, he may go to Athens and see still upon the walls of the temple of Minerva the circular marks made by the shields taken from the enemy in the Persian war, which were suspended there. We have not far to seek for living and unquestionable evidence. The very dust takes shape and confirms some story which we had read.