Quotes of Sheikh Saadi

Image of Sheikh (Shaykh) Saadi : Black and white Picture of Sheikh SaadiBrief History: Abu Muhammad Muslih al-Din bin Abdallah Shirazi, better known by his pen-name ‘Saadi’, was born in Shiraz, Iran in 1210.
He is one of the famous Persian poets. He has also been quoted in western sources. He is recognized for the quality of his writings and for the depth of his social and moral thoughts. His main interests were in Poetry, Mysticism, Logic, Ethics and Sufism.
His best known works are Bostan (The Orchard) completed in 1257 and Gulistan (The Rose Garden) in 1258. Bostan is entirely in verse (epic metre) and consists of stories aptly illustrating the standard virtues recommended to Muslims (justice, liberality, modesty, contentment) as well as of reflections on the behaviour of dervishes and their ecstatic practices. Gulistan is mainly in prose and contains stories and personal anecdotes. The text is interspersed with a variety of short poems, containing aphorisms, advice, and humorous reflections.
He died in 1291 or 1292 in Shiraz, Iran.

Leave the One who Hurts You, But Don’t Hurt in Turn

Sheikh Saadi Urdu Quotes and Sayings: "Leave the one who hurts you, but don't hurt back in turn"

Sheikh Saadi’s Tomb in Sheraz, Iran. Photo by Omid Hatami.

Shrine of Sheikh (Shaykh) Saadi in Sheraz, Iran: Image of Tomb of Sheikh Saadi

If You Can’t Worship, Don’t Comit Sin Either

Sheikh Saadi Sayings in Urdu: "If you can't worship Allah, then stop committing sins" - Shaykh Saadi Quotes

United Sparrows Can Remove the Skin of a Lion – Sheikh Saadi

Sayings of Sheikh Saadi in Urdu - If sparrows get united, they can remove the skin of a lion

Search Rizq During Day and Search the Rizq Provider During Night 

Sheikh Saadi Sayings in Urdu: "One should search for Rizq during day and search the Rizq Provider during night"

A Pious Woman

Best Sayings of Sheikh Saadi - A Pious Woman in a beggar's house, makes him a king - Best Quotes of Sheikh (Shaykh) Saadi

Sheikh Saadi Quote: It is Better to Lose a Fiend who Sits with Your Enemies

Sheikh Saadi Sayings in Urdu: "It is better to get rid of a friend who sits with your enemies"

Sheikh Saadi about  Ungratefulness of Allah’s Blessings 

Sheikh Saadi Sayings in Urdu: "The teeth have broken by consuming Allah's blessings but the tongue is still ungrateful to Him"

Who Can Give Advice to Kings? 

Sheikh Saadi Sayings in Urdu: "To give advice to kings, one has to be unafraid of death and disinterested in wealth"

 It’s Strange that Allah Doesn’t Forget Me – Sheikh Saadi

 Best Sayings of Sheikh Saadi in Urdu - It's strange that Allah doesn't forget me but I forget Allah

Sheikh Saadi’s Quote: A Fool is Like a Drum, Loud but Empty from Insid

Best Sayings of Sheikh Saadi in Urdu - A fool is like a Drum, loud but empty from inside

Saadi abourt Learning Manners in Childhood

Best Sayings of Sheikh Saadi in Urdu - Who doesn't learn manners in childhood, can't, learn even when grows up

Saadi about Teaching Manners to Your Children

Sayings of Sheikh Saadi in Urdu - Saadi about teaching good manners to your children

Learn Tawakal (Content) from Birds  -Sheikh Saadi

Best Sayings of Sheikh (Shaykh) Saadi in Urdu ; Learn Tawakal (Content) from Birds

Shortage and Abundance of Rizq

Sayings of Shaykh Saadi in Urdu - Shortage and abundance of Rizq, both lead to the sin - Quotes of Saadi

Sheikh Saadi: Teaching an Incompetent Person

Sheikh Saadi Sayings in Urdu: "Teaching an incompetent person is just like putting a walnut on a dome"

Sheikh Saadi about Making Someone Happy

Sayings of Sheikh Saadi in Urdu - Making Some One Happy with a kind act is better than thousand sajda (head-bowings) in prayer

Your Objective Should be the Sky but don’t forget that Feet are Always on the Ground

Sheikh Saadi Sayings in Urdu: "Your objective should be the sky but remember that feet are always on the ground"

Saadi about Keeping One’s Secret 

Sayings of Shaykh Saadi in Urdu - Saadi about Keeping the Secret - Quotes of Saadi

Always be Careful of your Enemy and Avoid Your Friend when He Starts Praising You 

Sayings of Saadi in Urdu - Avoid your friend when he starts praising you

Sheikh Saadi’s Quote: The Real Friend Helps in the Time of Need

Sayings of Shaykh Saadi in Urdu - "The real friend helps in the time of need and worry" - Quotes of Saadi

The Wise Sees His Fault But Fool’s Fault is Seen by the World 

Sayings of Shaykh Saadi in Urdu - "The wise sees his fault himself but a fool's fault is seen by the entire world" - Quotes of Saadi

Sheikh Saadi about Illiterate and Illogical Person

Sayings of Saadi in Urdu - Saadi About illiterate and illogical person

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  1. Malik Hammad says:

    I like Sheikh Saadi. I will recommend everyone to please read his quotes!!

  2. Zeeshan Yaseen says:

    I agree to these Quotations. We all shoud follow the advice of Sheikh Saadi as given in the Quotes.

  3. I like these quotations of Saadi, these quotes touch my heart!!

  4. Sultan Ali Farooqui says:

    I am highly impressed with such a collection of valuable quotes!!

  5. Samreen Rajput says:

    Very nice and really heart touching quotes.

  6. Muhammad Waqas says:

    He is the person who wrote:
    “Balagh al ul bekamale hi,
    kashaf ad-duja bejamalehe,
    Hasanat jamio khisalahe,
    Sallu alahe wa’alehi.”

    Great personality he is, who gave such Brilliant quotes.

  7. Rana Sanaullah says:

    I really apologize for that which I did but after reading all the quotes I learnt too much, its all good.

  8. Amir Hussain Shah says:

    very important and inspirational quotes.
    May Allah helps to act upon these wisdom items……

  9. Imtiaz Ellahi says:

    Your work is very great, your future is bright, InshaAllah.
    Continue the good work!!

  10. Zubair Ali Kiani says:

    May Allah bless him.

  11. Very nice quotes, I am very impressed!!

  12. Humayun Kazi says:

    Good quotes!

  13. Gulfam Haider says:

    Very nice Quotes.

  14. Bilal Ahmad Khan Kashi says:

    Great Quotes by a great personality!!

  15. Muhammad Akbar Naik says:

    Excellent quotes. We need to put them in to practice.

  16. Akbar Khan says:

    Excellent and listenable quotes!!

  17. M. Maqsood Ahmad says:

    Very nice quotes because Sheikh Saadi was a great intelligent man.

  18. very nice Quotes.

  19. Saeed Shah says:

    Excellent quotes!!

  20. Mustak Ahmad says:

    Bus yaar, dil khush ho gaya!

  21. Harkinder Singh says:

    Great thoughts of a great mind. Forever true!
    The one I love most is: Always be prepared to be cautious of your enemy, however, in case of a friend, do so when he begins to praise you!!”

  22. Tufail A says:

    Best Quotes ever!!

  23. Muhammad Talal says:

    Shiekh Saad’s Quotes are excellent, if we follow him we could be improved.

  24. Ahsan Farooq says:

    Very nice quotes!!

  25. Sumaiya Faruki says:

    Very nice and amazing Quotes!!

  26. R Hussain says:

    These are inspirational Quotes. Good job done by Admin!!

  27. Waqas Ahmed Gabol says:

    I have really learned from these Quotes.

  28. Yasmin Akhter says:

    Superb quotes!! Plz try to write correct Urdu imla.

  29. Muhammad Umar says:

    Very nice sayings………….dil Kuush ho jata hai parh kay!!

  30. Yusuf Rangooni says:

    Before 804 years ago what a magic, good philosophical advice given by Hazrat Shaikh Saadi sahab. Yeh Allah ka bai-missaal karishma hai, Subhan Allah!!

  31. I like these quotations very much.

  32. Salman Fayyaz says:

    These are beautiful quotes.

  33. Abdul Basit says:

    Wow, fabulous quotes, I like these.

  34. Yeh Quotes parh kay dil khush ho gya!!

  35. C. Mumtaz says:

    These are indeed valuable quotes that we as Muslims and every other person should learn from and follow.

  36. I like these quotes very much!!

  37. Azhar Naeem says:

    I am fully satisfied because God teaches those people who can perfect for this duty.

  38. Haseeb says:


  39. Abdul Rashid Khan says:

    These are superb Quotes!!

  40. zahid idrees says:

    follow them

  41. Mehrullah Baloch says:

    Super!!! These are very popular Quotes.

  42. Sajid Hussain says:

    Every word is valuable.

  43. Very nice sayings, I am speechless.

  44. Jalpari says:

    These are follow able to achieve the success of our life and are really heart touching quotes….!

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