Saadi Quotes

“It is safer to be silent than to reveal one’s secret to anyone and tell him not to mention it.” ~ Saadi

“Reading is the best cure for grief and sadness.”

“He who sleeps beneath the earth with a heart that lives is better than he who lives with a dead soul.”

“Waste not the time in sorrow and regret, for opportunity is precious and time is a sword.”

“It’s no virtue to gain the whole world. Just gain the heart of one person.” ~ Saadi

“Whoever advises a heedless man is himself in need of advice.” ~ Saadi

“The rose, the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.” ~ Saadi

“Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence, and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.” ~ Saadi

“Forgiveness is commendable, but apply not ointment to the wound of an oppressor.” ~ Saadi

“A grateful dog is better than an ungrateful man.” ~ Saadi

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

An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.

“Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself so that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.” ~ Saadi

“When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes the body.” ~ Saadi

“Make no friendship with an elephant keeper If you have no room to entertain an elephant” ~ Saadi

“A wise man among the ignorant is as a beautiful girl in the company of blind men.” ~ Saadi

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

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