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By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Publish not men's secret faults, for by disgracing them you make yourself of no repute.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

When you see contention amongst your enemies, go and sit at ease with your friends; but when you see them of one mind, string your bow, and place stones upon the ramparts.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

O Contentment, make me rich! for without thee there is no wealth.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

The remedy against want is to moderate your desires.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Do to me, O Allah, what is worthy of Thee; And not what is worthy of me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Liberty is of more value than any gifts; and to receive gifts is to lose it. Be assured that men most commonly seek to oblige thee only that they may engage thee to serve them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

Whoever interrupts the conversation of others to make a display of his fund of knowledge, makes notorious his own stock of ignorance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

He, who learns and makes no use of his learning, is a beast of burden, with a load of books.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Kings stand more in need of the company of the intelligent than the intelligent do of the society of kings.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

It is better to break off a thousand friendships, than to endure the sight of a single enemy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

If thou covetest riches, ask not but for contentment, which is an immense treasure.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Have patience. Everything is difficult before it is easy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Most of the birds of the Old World can be found here, as Oman is on a strategic route for migrating birds

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

God preserve us! If men knew what is done in secret, no one would be free from the interference of others.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

In the sea there are countless treasures, But if you desire safety, it is on the shore.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

A friend whom you have been gaining during your whole life, you ought not to be displeased with in a moment. A stone is many years becoming a ruby - take care that you do not destroy it in an instant against another stone.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

If thou tellest the sorrows of thy heart, let it be to him in whose countenance thou mayst be assured of prompt consolation.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

To him who is stinted of food a boiled turnip will relish like a roast fowl.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Capacity without education is deplorable, and education without capacity is thrown away.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

That sorrow which is the harbinger of joy is preferable to the joy which is followed by sorrow.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Independence is of more value than any gifts; and to receive gifts is to lose it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

A handsome woman is a jewel; a good woman is a treasure.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity because it has mountains, desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

The bird alighteth not on the spread net when it beholds another bird in the snare. Take warning by the misfortunes of others, that others may not take example from you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

The true disciple should aim to live for the gospel, rather than to die for it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

To tell a falsehood is like the cut of a saber: for though the wound may heal, the scar of it will remain.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Be not so severe as to cause shyness, nor so clement as to encourage boldness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

Who eat their corn while yet 'tis green At the true harvest can but glean.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

A peace-mingling falsehood is preferable to a mischief-stirring truth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

If thou art wise, incline to truth; for truth, not the semblance, remains in its place.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

A traveler without knowledge is a bird without wings.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Inflict not on an enemy every injury in your power, for he may afterwards become your friend.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

You who feel no pain at the suffering of others It is not fitting for you to be called human.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

Whoever gives advice to a heedless man is himself in need of advice.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Man is, beyond dispute, the most excellent of created beings, and the vilest animal is a dog; but the sages agree that a grateful dog is better than an ungrateful man.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

Whenever thy hand can reach it, tear out the foe's brain, for such an opportunity washes anger from the mind.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Court the society of a superior, and make much of the opportunity; for in the company of an equal thy good fortune must decline.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

Though someday we may become as eloquent as Sahban, but we might also miss the essence of the Forgiving One.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Saadi

There is no great difficulty to separate the soul from the body, but it is not so easy to restore life to the dead.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

But for the cravings of the belly not a bird would have fallen into the snare; nay, nay, the fowler would not have spread his net. The belly is chains to the hands and fetters to the feet. He who is a slave to his belly seldom worships God.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Oh God, I say not hear my prayers! I say: Blot with forgiving pen my sins away!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

The hand of liberality is stronger than the arm of power.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Every leaf of the tree becomes a page of the book, once the heart is opened and it has learnt to read.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Joy and sorrow, beauty and deformity, equally pass away.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Saadi

Riches are for the comfort of life, and not life for the accumulation of riches. I asked a holy wise man, "Who is fortunate and who is unfortunate?" He replied: "He was fortunate who ate and sowed, and he was unfortunate who died without having enjoyed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

Astride a horse I am not, nor camel-like carry a load, Subjects I have none, nor follow any sultan's code; I worry not for what exists, nor fret for what is lost, I breathe with extreme ease, and live at very little cost.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saadi

He who is intoxicated with wine will be sober again in the course of the night, but he who is intoxicated by the cupbearer will not recover his senses until the day of judgement.