Shams-al-Din Mohammad Hafez Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Shams-al-Din Mohammad Hafez
“Build a house for men and birds. Sit with them and play music. For a day, for just one day, talk about that which disturbs no one and bring some peace, my friend, into your beautiful eyes.”
All movement is a sign of thirst. Most speaking really says “I am hungry to know you.” Every desire of your body is holy; Every desire of your body is holy. Dear one, Why wait until you are dying To discover that divine Truth?”
“For a day, just for one day, Talk about that which disturbs no one and bring some peace into your Beautiful eyes.”
“For I have learned that every heart will get What it prays for most.”
“So I will always lean my heart as close to your soul as I can.”
“I have no use for divine patience - My lips are now burning and everywhere. I am running from every corner of this earth and sky Wanting to kiss you.”
“This sky Where we live Is no place to lose your wings So love, love Love.”
“I was starving until one night My love tricked God Himself To fall into my bowl.”
“Now Hafiz is infinitely rich, But all I ever want to do Is keep emptying out My emerald-filled Pocket Upon This tear-stained World.”
“In many parts of this world water is Scarce and precious. People sometimes have to walk A great distance Then carry heavy jugs upon their heads. Because of our wisdom, we will travel far for love.”
“I wish I could show you, When you are lonely or in darkness, The Astonishing Light Of your own being!”
“I caught the happy virus last night When I was out singing beneath the stars. It is remarkably contagious - So kiss me.”
“Your soul once sat on an easel on my knee. For ages I have been sketching you With myriad shapes of sounds and light;”
“Here soar not with wings But with your moving hands and feet And sweating brows - Standing by your Beloved’s side Reaching out to comfort this world With your cup of solace Drawn from your vast reservoir of truth.”
“Art is the conversation between lovers. Art offers an opening for the heart. True art makes the divine silence in the soul break into applause.”
“You have taken root in the Beloved. I love your golden branches And the hundred graceful movements Your body now makes each time The wind, children and love come near.”
“Forgiveness is part of the treasure you need to craft your falcon wings and return To your true realm of divine freedom.”
“Now awake, dear pilgrim, With your thousand swaying arms That need to caress the sky.”
My dear, Is it true that your mind is sometimes like a battering Ram Running all through the city, Shouting so madly inside and out About the ten thousand things That do not matter?”
“This path to God Made me such an old sweet beggar.”

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