Persian Poet Quotes
Let people catch something from your heart that will cause no discomfort, but help them to sing.
This was no friendship, to forsake your friend, To promise your support and at the end Abandon him-this was sheer treachery. Friend follows friend to hell and blasphemy- When sorrow comes one's true friends are found; In times of joy ten thousand gather round.
Attar of Nishapur
Whoever interrupts the conversation of others to make a display of his own fund of knowledge, makes notorious his own stock of ignorance.
The chemist of love Will this perishing mould, Were it made out of mire, Transmute into gold.
The heart in which love and compassion for all living beings resides, can have no room for seeking after personal pleasures. O friend, take care to do no harm to any living creature; to hurt his creation is to forget the Creator.
Khwaja Abdullah Ansari
The past has flown away. The coming month and year do not exist. Ours only is the present's tiny point.
In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal.
While reason is still tracking down the secret, you end your quest on the open field of love.
Quote of the day
If one does away with the fact of the Resurrection, one also does away with the Cross, for both stand and fall together, and one would then have to find a new center for the whole message of the gospel.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
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