Rumi and Shams-e Tabrizi (late 16th, early 17th century)
Collection of the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”— Rumi (1207-1273)¶
“I have gathered a posy of other men’s flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own.” — Michel de Montaigne
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