Facts about Solomon Ibn Gabriol Spain Flag

Summary

Solomon Ibn Gabriol was a famous Poet from Spain, who lived between 1021 AC and 1058 AC.

Biography

Solomon ibn Gabirol, also Solomon ben Judah was a jew writer and poet.

In Hebrew poetic Gabriol worldly love and reflective poetry and religious hymns, which are still part of the Jewish feast the liturgy. He poems was published by Chajim Nachman Bialik 1924th

Under the pseudonym Avicebron wrote Gabriol in Arabic Mekor chaijm ("Source of Life"), a Neoplatonic treatise on the matter and form, as in the Latin translation around 1150 was of great importance for scholastics accepted by the Franciscans, bekämpad of Dominicans.

Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by Solomon, under the main topic Words of Wisdom.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Omar Khayyam

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon_ibn_Gabirol

Famous quotes by Solomon Ibn Gabriol (18)


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"The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others"
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"Plan for this world as if you expect to live forever; but plan for the hereafter as if you expect to die tomorrow"
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"One is punished by the very things by which he sins"
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"As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters"
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"And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do"
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"A wise man's question contains half the answer"
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"Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave"
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"The beginning of wisdom is to desire it"
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"Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire"
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"All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out"
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"The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones"
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"My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private"
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"Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings"
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"I am better able to retract what I did not say than what I did"
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"Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives"
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"If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy, don't disclose it to your friend"
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"Thou hast created me not from necessity but from grace"
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"As long as a word remains unspoken, you are its master; once you utter it, you are its slave"


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