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.
“Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!”
The Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848)
“Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.”
―Honore de Balzac
The Commission in Lunacy [L'Interdiction] (1836)
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
As quoted in: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780199654505
“Fathers and teachers, I ponder, What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.”
Dostoevsky (1999) . The Brothers Karamazov. Constance Garnett, translator. Signet Classic. pp. p. 312. ISBN 0451527348. - The Brothers Karamazov (1879–1880)
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Bio: Bayazid Bastami, also known as Abu Yazid Bistami or Tayfur Abu Yazid al-Bustami, was a Persian Sufi born in Bastam, Iran.