Idries Shah Quotes

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if-you-give-what-can-be-taken-you-are-not-really-giving-take-what-you-are-given-not-what-you-want-to-be-given-give-what-cannot-be-taken
a-certain-person-may-have-as-you-say-wonderful-presence-i-do-not-know-what-i-do-know-is-that-he-has-perfectly-delightful-absence-idries-shah
man-kick-himhell-forgive-you-flatter-himhe-may-may-not-see-through-you-but-ignore-him-hell-hate-you-idries-shah
it-is-not-important-to-have-said-thing-first-best-even-most-interestingly-what-is-important-is-to-say-it-on-right-occasion-idries-shah
man-thinks-many-things-he-thinks-he-is-one-he-is-usually-several-until-he-becomes-one-he-cannot-have-fair-idea-what-he-is-at-all-idries-shah
it-is-message-not-man-which-is-important-to-sufis-idries-shah
you-must-empty-out-dirty-water-before-you-fill-pitcher-with-clean-idries-shah
the-sufis-believe-that-they-can-experience-something-more-complete-idries-shah
the-union-mind-intuition-which-brings-about-illumination-development-which-sufis-seek-is-based-upon-love-idries-shah
an-old-fool-is-worse-than-young-one-for-young-may-always-grow-wise-zohair-idries-shah
you-will-never-reach-mecca-because-you-are-on-road-to-samarkand-idries-shah
a-stolen-kiss-is-not-easily-returned-idries-shah
sentences-of-the-khajagan-gurgani-the-teacher-taught-together-produce-teaching-idries-shah
i-ask-about-sky-but-answer-is-about-rope-idries-shah
take-straight-path-even-if-it-is-long-marry-no-widow-even-if-she-is-houri-idries-shah
have-nature-dervish-then-wear-stylish-cap-idries-shah
pick-up-bee-from-kindness-learn-limitations-kindness-idries-shah
one-day-cub-will-become-wolf-even-if-it-has-been-reared-among-sons-man-idries-shah
the-sort-man-who-throwing-stone-upon-ground-would-miss-idries-shah
each-flies-with-its-own-kind-pigeon-with-pigeon-hawk-with-hawk-idries-shah
much-smoke-has-been-seen-caused-great-fear-fire-even-when-no-fire-ensued-idries-shah
as-ibn-arabi-says-absolute-existence-is-source-all-existence-idries-shah
definitions-from-mulla-dopiaza-a-fool-a-man-trying-to-be-honest-with-dishonest-idries-shah
sufism-is-experience-hence-not-to-be-defined-imprisoned-in-perennial-static-categories-idries-shah
definitions-from-mulla-dopiaza-bribe-substitute-for-law-which-is-substitute-for-justice-idries-shah
no-colour-comes-after-black-idries-shah
definitions-from-mulla-dopiaza-adherent-someone-who-will-believe-anything-except-what-he-should-idries-shah
you-may-have-forgotten-way-but-those-who-came-before-did-not-forget-you-saying-master-bahaudin-naqshband-bokhara-idries-shah
learning-without-action-is-like-wax-without-honey-anwarisuhaili-idries-shah
you-call-me-unbeliever-i-shall-therefore-call-you-true-believer-since-lie-is-best-met-with-one-similar-magnitude-idries-shah
saying-prophet-obligation-to-learn-the-pursuit-knowledge-is-obligatory-on-every-muslim-idries-shah
saying-prophet-accusations-anyone-reviling-brother-for-sin-will-not-himself-die-before-committing-it-idries-shah
saying-prophet-truth-speaking-truth-to-unjust-is-best-holy-wars-idries-shah
saying-prophet-the-people-it-is-people-who-are-gods-family-muhammad-prophet-idries-shah
saying-prophet-lies-promises-trust-he-is-not-mine-who-lies-breaks-promise-fails-in-his-trust-idries-shah
you-may-be-able-to-get-bone-down-your-throat-but-if-it-reaches-your-stomach-it-will-tear-your-navel-gulistan-idries-shah
dye-your-hair-certainly-but-what-can-you-do-for-your-face-idries-shah
saying-prophet-the-bequest-i-have-nothing-to-leave-you-except-my-family-idries-shah
saying-prophet-tasks-whoever-makes-all-his-tasks-one-task-god-will-help-him-in-his-other-concerns-idries-shah
saying-prophet-some-behaviour-i-am-like-man-who-has-lighted-fire-all-creeping-things-have-rushed-to-burn-themselves-in-it-idries-shah
what-do-i-sing-what-does-my-tambourine-sing-idries-shah
helping-others-i-order-you-to-assist-any-oppressed-person-whether-he-is-moslem-not-idries-shah
saying-prophet-struggle-the-holy-warrior-is-he-who-struggles-with-himself-idries-shah
saying-prophet-distribution-god-it-is-who-gives-i-am-only-distributor-idries-shah
the-heavens-to-mallet-highest-mind-the-heavens-are-smallest-possible-ball-akhlaqimohsini-idries-shah
saying-prophet-death-die-before-your-death-idries-shah
day-night-the-night-is-long-do-not-shorten-it-by-sleep-the-day-is-fair-do-not-darken-it-with-wrongdoing-idries-shah
epitaph-of-jalaludin-rumi-when-we-are-dead-seek-not-our-tomb-in-earth-but-find-it-in-hearts-men-idries-shah
saying-prophet-monkishness-no-monkery-in-islam-idries-shah
saying-prophet-love-do-you-think-you-love-your-creator-love-your-fellowcreature-first-idries-shah
the-donkey-which-brought-you-to-this-door-must-be-dismissed-if-you-want-to-get-through-it-idries-shah
death-if-he-is-good-man-death-will-be-release-if-he-is-bad-one-it-will-release-others-from-him-idries-shah
saying-prophet-sleep-sleep-is-brother-death-idries-shah
but-world-itself-as-well-as-special-attitudes-properly-understood-constitute-sufi-school-idries-shah
sufism-is-always-systematised-only-for-limited-transitory-periods-because-sufism-is-primarly-instrumental-not-for-enjoyment-display-idries-shah
they-have-fixed-our-nutrition-arranged-our-lifespan-more-than-this-ahead-this-efforts-will-not-be-productive-idries-shah
from-beginning-from-age-adam-to-time-kingship-from-powerful-pardon-from-poor-sins-idries-shah
eat-what-you-desire-but-dress-like-other-people-idries-shah
rust-through-washing-never-became-white-idries-shah
whoever-has-taught-me-one-letter-has-made-me-his-slave-idries-shah
miracles-to-sufi-are-not-evidential-they-are-instrumental-idries-shah
the-bird-which-has-no-knowledge-pure-water-has-his-beak-in-salt-water-all-year-round-idries-shah
if-you-cannot-sit-on-throne-like-king-seize-like-tentpitcher-rope-royal-tent-idries-shah
saying-prophet-objects-it-is-your-attachment-to-objects-which-make-you-blind-deaf-idries-shah
trying-to-force-something-is-best-way-to-stop-it-from-happening-idries-shah
he-is-completed-man-who-from-his-completeness-performs-with-his-mastership-work-slave-idries-shah
to-him-who-has-sense-sign-is-enough-for-heedless-however-thousand-expositions-are-not-enough-idries-shah
everyone-does-not-know-secrets-truth-the-states-truth-are-not-evidential-idries-shah
whoever-knows-god-does-not-any-longer-say-god-idries-shah
continuously-in-commemoration-friend-we-drank-wine-even-before-creation-vine-idries-shah
those-who-cant-try-those-who-can-dont-have-to-idries-shah
saadis-dictum-in-bostan-the-path-is-not-in-rosary-prayermat-robe-idries-shah
give-take-the-chief-takes-less-than-he-is-given-and-gives-more-than-he-has-taken-idries-shah
no-surgeon-can-treat-wounds-tongue-idries-shah
none-meets-harm-who-knows-his-capacity-idries-shah
the-path-is-not-to-be-found-anywhere-except-in-human-service-idries-shah
the-mine-is-always-bigger-than-gem-idries-shah
abuyaqub-alsusi-sufi-is-one-who-does-not-care-when-something-is-taken-from-him-but-who-does-not-cease-to-seek-for-what-he-has-not-idries-shah
better-to-quarrel-with-friend-than-to-support-enemies-idries-shah
angels-are-powers-hidden-in-faculties-organs-man-idries-shah
now-that-i-have-found-thee-i-know-that-in-first-step-i-took-i-moved-away-from-thee-idries-shah
sufism-is-in-operation-pragmatic-idries-shah
whoever-has-not-first-dug-well-should-not-steal-minaret-idries-shah
treat-this-world-as-i-do-like-wayfarer-like-horseman-who-stops-in-shade-tree-for-time-then-moves-on-idries-shah
but-sufis-work-in-world-therefore-with-things-world-idries-shah
it-was-being-written-in-east-that-sufism-was-formerly-reality-without-name-now-it-is-name-without-reality-idries-shah
if-you-have-two-shirts-sell-one-with-money-buy-flower-idries-shah