A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland.
An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.
Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in you seeds.
Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
And the self-same well from which your laughter rises was often-times filled with your tears.
Cast aside those who liken godliness to whimsy and who try to combine their greed for wealth with their desire for a happy afterlife.
For what is it to die, but to stand in the sun and melt into the wind?
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Love... It surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.