Thursday, November 30, 2006

Rumi

Rumi, "The Life and Thought of Rumi"

Knowledge has two wings. Conjecture is one wing. Conjecture alone is lacking and cuts short the flight. The one-winged bird continues to struggle, hoping to reach the nest somehow with one wing. And then wisdom shows his shining face. Delivered from conjecture, the bird now spreads both wings (and soars once again).

-Rumi, "The Life and Thought of Rumi"

2 comments:

irving said...

A lovely and true Rumi quote :) May Allah grant us all both wings.

Ya Haqq!

Lovelyisthevoice said...

Greetings Edward from the beautiful isle of Eire!

I too have a great liking for Rumi and his works.

The New Year will be International Rumi Year - wonderful.

I like your words: "I am just trying to make my little corner of the world a better place." I well understand this sentiment.

Cordially,

Richard of eTidings