Ten Dervishes…

Sadi Tomb, Shiraz

Ten dervishes can sleep beneath one blanket; but two kings cannot reign in one land.  A devoted man will eat half his bread, and give the other half to dervishes.  A ruler may have a realm, but yet plot to overcome the world.

~ Shaykh Saadi of Shiraz (whose tomb is above)

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8 thoughts on “Ten Dervishes…

  1. Robert what a lovely post about dervishes and kings. Power takes away what being human is. This is why there is so much difference between kings and dervishes! Thank you for sharing this nice post, Robert.

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