Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī, better known by his pen-name Saadi, also known as Saadi of Shiraz, was a major Persian poet and literary of the medieval period.
Born: Shiraz, Iran
Died: December 28, 1291, Shiraz, Iran
Full name: Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī
Buried: Tomb of Saadi, Shiraz, Iran
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity till he has tasted adversity.
The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.