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Arabic Quotes

Posted: June 30, 2013 in Arabic, Wisdom

” No sadness lasts forever, nor any felicity
Nor any state of poverty or one of luxury.
If you are the owner of a heart that is content
Then you and the owner of the world are equivalent. ”
— Imam Al-Shafi‘ee

” Do not demand love from an ignorant, for one cannot be loved unless he is understood ”
— Elia Abu Madi ( 1889 – 1957)

” Standing on the thresholds of Joy is always better than Joy itself.. Yes, Joy is an easy matter but if you covet it, it will kill you or destroy you ”
— Ibrahim Abdul Majeed (b.1946)

” It is unfair for you to surround her beauty with the ruins of your life.. You are an earthquake, my friend.. so be careful! ”
— Ibrahim Al Mazini ( 1890 – 1949)

” You never feel your middle age so long as you have a mother.. The word “Mama” alone is enough to preserve your youth and bloom ”
— Yusuf Ma’ati (b. 1963)

” A happy balanced human being appears somewhat less productive as his goals are mainly humanistic ”
— Abdel Wahab El-Messiri (1938-2008)


“First, we do not know what is the Truth. Secondly, we usually would not like to know the Truth unless we are absolutely compelled to: i.e. when we are no longer able to be ignorant of it, so we doubt & doubt & doubt until at the end we find doubt to be harder and worse than facing the truth and bearing with it. Thirdly, because knowing the truth would cost us a change in our habits: death itself is not that hard if it was not a change of what we are used to.”

“Will is like a sword rusted by neglect and sharpened by beating and use”

“I do not read for I have renounced life, I read because one life is just not enough for me.”

Arabic Proverbs

Posted: June 7, 2013 in Arabic, Wisdom
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” Beat the iron while it is hot. ”

” The dogs may bark but the caravan moves on. ”

” The wound of words is worse than the wound of swords. ”

” Call someone your lord and he’ll send you in the slave market. ”

” Arrogance diminishes wisdom. ”

” Eat whatever you like, but dress as others do. ”

” A neighbor that is near is better than a relative of no benefit. ”

” Blessed be the man who knows his power and abstains from doing evil to others. ”

” He who has knowledge has power. “

Arabic Calligraphy

Posted: November 30, 2011 in Arabic

Arabic Lesson – Easy words

Posted: August 20, 2011 in Arabic
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