Saadi Quotes

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Saadi Quotes

A dog will never forget the crumb thou gavest him, though thou mayst afterwards throw a hundred stones at his head.
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Whatever is produced in haste goes hastily to waste.

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

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It is not long before those who are obedient in service obtain command.

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You can have a zillion nothings and still have nothing

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

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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.

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Avoid that which an enemy tells you to do; for if you follow his advice, you will smite your, knees with the hand of sorrow. If he shows you a road straight as an arrow, turn from it and go the other way.

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Anger that has no limit causes terror, and unseasonable kindness does away with respect. Be not so severe as to cause disgust, nor so lenient as to make people presume.

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

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

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It is safer to be silent than to reveal one's secret to any one, and telling him not to mention it.

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The sea does not contain all the pearls, the earth does not enclose all the treasures, and the flint-stone does not inclose all the diamonds, since the head of man encloses wisdom.

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All is going well so far. There are some remarks here and there and there are some complaints here and there but we expect to resolve those questions or complaints Sunday and the next day.

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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.

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