Abu Nuwas Quotes (3 quotes)
Your hope for repentance
Will meet with disapppointment.
For this is the life,
Not desert tents,
Not camel's milk!”
“The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious.”
Entry for August 23, 1926, Journal
“Laughter, n. An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.”
The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
A New Slant on Life (1998)
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Bio: Abu-Nuwas al-Hasan ben Hani al-Hakami,a known as Abū-Nuwās, was one of the greatest of classical Arabic poets, who also composed in Persian on occasion. Born in the city of Ahvaz in Persia, of an Arab father and a Persian mother, he became a master of all the contemporary genres of Arabic poetry.
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