10 Quotes by the golden age Iranian poets.

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Through Kindness, Thorns will become roses.
از محبت خار ها گل می شوند


Human beings are members of a whole;
In creation of one essence and soul.

بنی آدم اعضای یکدیگرند
که در آفرینش ز یک گوهرند

Attar Neyshabouri

Had I known how listening is superior to speaking, I would not have wasted my life preaching.

Nezami Ganjavi

In the hour of adversity, be not without hope, for crystal rain falls from black clouds.

به هنگام سختی مشو نا امید
کز ابر سیاه بارد آب سپید

Khajeh Abdollah Ansari

Can you walk on water? You have done no better than a straw. Can you fly through the air? You are no better than a gnat. Conquer your heart, then you may become somebody.

Vahshi Bafqi

Everything told seems to last, except for the words of love, As it has been told time after time and there is no end to this legend.

هر چه گویی آخری دارد به غیر از حرف عشق
کاین همه گفتند و آخر نیست این افسانه را

Baba Taher Oryan

Complaint, complaint, complaint. Of the eyes and the heart.

The eyes see, wants the heart. A dagger I will make and these eyes I will rake. Eyes shall rest, and the heart.

ز دست دیده و دل هر دو فریاد
که هر چه دیده بیند دل کند یاد
بسازم خنجری نیشش ز پولاد
زنم بر دیده تا دل گردد آزاد


It’s not manliness to kick the fallen
if vou hold the hand of the fallen, you’re a man.

مردی نبود فتاده را پای زدن
گر دست فتاده ای بگیری مردی


On the ant bearing the grain bring not strife. For he is alive and joyous is sweet life.

میازار موری که دانه کش است
که جان دارد و جان شیرین خوش است


Do not waste a day of delight in regret. Do not expect anything from this fleeting world

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