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Idries Shah - Quotes

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Enlightenment must come little by little - otherwise it would overwhelm. ---->>>

If you give what can be taken, you are not really giving. Take what you are given, not what you want to be given. Give what cannot be taken. ---->>>

One of the tragedies of modern times is that people have come to believe that something said by someone in the past, perhaps for illustrative or provocation purposes, actually represents that person's beliefs at the time. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Indian
Born: 06-16, 1924
Birthplace:
Die: 11-23, 1996
Occupation: Author
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Idries Shah (; Pashto: ادريس شاه‎, Urdu: ادریس شاه‎; 16 June 1924 – 23 November 1996), also known as Idris Shah, né Sayed Idries el-Hashimi (Arabic: سيد إدريس هاشمي) and by the pen name Arkon Daraul, was an author and teacher in the Sufi tradition who wrote over three dozen books on topics ranging from psychology and spirituality to travelogues and culture studies (wikipedia)