Sunday August 21st 2016

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“Even after all this time,
the Sun never says to the Earth,
“You owe Me”.
Look what happens with a love like that.
It lights up the whole sky.”
~ Hafez

Khw?ja Shams-ud-D?n Mu?ammad ??fe?-e Sh?r?z?, known by his pen name Hafez (1325/26–1389/90),was a Persian poet who “lauded the joys of love and wine but also targeted religious hypocrisy.” His collected works are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature and are to be found in the homes of most people in Iran and Afghanistan, who learn his poems by heart and still use them as proverbs and sayings…Source

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