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Sa'di Quotes





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

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

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

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

The greedy man is incontent with a whole world set before him.
[Greed]
 

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single kind act is better than a thousand head-bowings in prayer.
[Helping Other People]
 

Were the diver to think on the jaws of the shark, he would never lay hands on the precious pearl.
 

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

Whoever has his foe at his mercy, and does not kill him, is his own enemy.
[Enemies]