Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Feed thy soul


"If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft,
And from thy slender store
Two loaves alone to thee are left,
Sell one, and with the dole,
Buy hyacinths to feed thy soul."

(Attributed to the Gulistan of Moslih Eddin Saadi,a Muslim sheik and Persian poet who lived about 1184-1291)

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