The stock of a man's wisdom is madness:
It's a wise man who loves till he's insane.
Who knows his own heart well on the road of
Is to himself a thousand ways a stranger.
#350: From Rumi's Kolliyaat-e
Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988).
Translated by Zara Houshmand
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The Life Teachings and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
By Frankin D. Lewis
By Coleman Barks (Translator)