Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Khwaja Abdullah Ansari of Herat, (1006-1088) -

Can you walk on water? You have done no better than a straw. Can you fly through the air? You are no better than a gnat. Conquer your heart--then you may become somebody. - Khwaja Abdullah Ansari of Herat, (1006-1088)

Abu Ismaïl Abdullah ibn Abi-Mansour Mohammad or Khajah Abdullah Ansari of Herat (1006-1088) (Persian: خواجه عبدالله انصاری) was a famous Persian[ Suf] who lived in the 11th century in Herat (then Khorasan, now a city of Afghanistan).

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