Ferdowsi — Poet

Hakim Abu ʾl-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi, or Firdawsi, was a highly revered Persian poet and the author of the epic of Shahnameh, which is the world's longest epic poem created by a single poet, and the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world. Having drafted the Shahnameh under patronage of the Samanid and the Ghaznavid courts of Persia, Ferdowsi is celebrated as one of the most influential Persian poets of all time, and an influential figure in Persian literature... (wikipedia)

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit. Miriam Makeba
When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all. E. O. Wilson
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Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God. Guru Nanak

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