Hafiz Quotes

A list of quotes and sayings by Hafiz. Well-known for topics related to love, emotion and inspiration.

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Shams-ud-din Muhammad, better known through his pen-name “Hafiz“, was a Persian poet born in the early part of the 14th century. It was claimed that he was able to memorize the Koran in fourteen different ways at a very young age and was given the title “Hafiz” which he later used as his poetical name. Like other famous Persian poets such as Sa’di and Jalaluddin Rumi, Hafiz was also a Sufi. His gathered works are considered to be the zenith of Persian literature and has influenced several western poets such as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Friedrich Nietzsche. Most homes in Iran holds a copy of his work and learns his poems by heart.

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