Bayazid Bastami Quotes (3 quotes)
Quoted in James Fadiman and Robert Frager, eds., Essential Sufism (Castle Books, 1998, ISBN 0-7858-0906-6), p. 37.
In the Beauty of the Lilies (1996)
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”
Earliest attribution found in: The Pleasures of Life, Part II (1889) by Sir John Lubbock
Baudelaire, His Prose and Poetry (1919 edition)
“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.”
As You Like It (1599–1600), Act II, scene vii.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBayazid Bastami
Bio: Bayazid Bastami, also known as Abu Yazid Bistami or Tayfur Abu Yazid al-Bustami, was a Persian Sufi born in Bastam, Iran.
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