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#1. When we begin to look around us, to observe individuals and societies, and to study philosophies and religions, we realize that our loneliness is shared. Our solitude is plural, and our singularity is the similarity between us. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#2. I don't like this vision that Turkey is successful because it is as successful as the western powers in economic terms. But I do think they are trying to find a new space in the multi-polar world, and this is what I am advocating. I don't think that Muslims have an alternative model. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#3. We must master our egoism, and through this mastery, step outside ourselves and educate ourselves in giving. Fasting requires that we rediscover all that is alive around us, and reconcile ourselves with our environment. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#4. There is One God. We have an epistemic center. There is meaning. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#5. There are in you two qualities that God loves: clemency [al-hilm] and forbearance [al-ana, "nobleness," "tolerance"]. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#6. Mental ghettos are not mirages; they actually exist in palpable reality: being "open" inside one's mental or intellectual ghetto does not open its door but simply allows one to harbour the illusion that there is no ghetto and no door. The most dangerous prisons are those with invisible bars. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#7. South Africa is labouring to find its revolutionary path; the colours of the Rainbow Nation have difficulty blending together; the wealthy elites (white, black or Indian) profit from de facto segregation. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#8. If you do not have boundaries, you do not have a path. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#9. This simple truth is the essence of my message to Muslims throughout the world: know who you are, who you want to be, and start talking and working with whom you are not. Find common values and build with fellow citizens a society based on diversity and equality. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#10. The discriminations that are found in the Muslim majority countries are more Cultural than Islamic.
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I have always said to the Muslim women, please do not nurture the victim mentality. Stand up for your rights. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#11. Lack of consistency is a weakness shared by all nations. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#12. To be more precise, it's ethics and liberation, and as a consequence there is an ethics of liberation. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#13. I have learned that one should say "Peace!" to those who shout their hatred for one's being and presence or at one's passage. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#14. Before God and in conscience, Muslims cannot satisfy themselves by repeating what the texts say and then snap their fingers at daily social realities: that would be to speak of an ideal while at the same time blind themselves as to their daily betrayal. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#15. There is great potential and deep fragility [in Malaysia] that can be used by any group that stresses on religion, pushing towards Islam, rejecting people and alienating migrants - anything can be used to win the next elections. So these are the signs of fragility that is very much there. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#16. You're asking me how not to doubt. Good question.My answer is, you can't. This is life - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#17. Questioned by a Companion about the best possible hijrah, the Prophet was to answer: "It is to exile yourself [to move away] from evil [abominations, lies, sins]."12 This requirement of spiritual exile was to be repeated in different forms. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#18. Instead of looking outside of ourselves and counting potential enemies, fasting summons us to turn our glance inward, and to take the measure of our greatest challenge: the self, the ego, in our own eyes and as others see us. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#19. Just take Germany and the suffering of Jews during and after the Second World War. It would be legal to ridicule and to laugh at this suffering, but since it was such a trauma on the European conscience, no one is going to do it. It is an open scar, an open wound, an open reality. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#20. To have a moral sense is not to be dogmatic in dealing with rules. It can be an open way with dealing with questions of objectives and purpose, which is completely different. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#21. If you hear about your brother something of which you disapprove, seek from one to - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#22. The great majority of Americans do not know much about Islam but nonetheless fear it as violent, expansionist and alien to their society. The problem to overcome is not hatred, but ignorance. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#23. You can be a very charitable capitalist. Like [Nicola] Sarkozy was saying, we have to 'moralise capitalism', which for me is a contradiction in terms. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#24. We integrate the good wherever we find it. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#25. Intellectual modesty is humility as to what I know; intellectual humility is modesty as to what I do not know - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#26. What you need to do is protect the structures and dynamics that are helping the people choose. The only thing that we can do is to respect the will of the people when it comes to majority processes. It is not for us to impose a model, it is not for us to impose answers to some critical questions. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#27. A Muslim should be sincerely religious AND politically aware. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#28. For me, equal citizenship for Muslims, Christians, Jews, Atheists and Agnostics is an indisputable principle. Whoever you are, you should get the same rights with no discussion and no compromise. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#29. Life is not black and white when it comes to perception. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#30. We must delve deep into history the better to engage a true dialogue of civilisations. Fear of the present can impose upon the past its own biased vision. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#31. The suicide bomber who blows up Israeli children cannot transform himself into a martyr. The Palestinian problem is not an Islamic problem. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#32. We have to free the Muslim mind from the obsession with limits and rules and forgetting the path and objective. This is truly a liberating process, and for me this is Islam: liberation from the ego, and in this case liberating ourselves from the wrong understanding of the religion. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#33. A time will come when you're going to be numerous but your impact in the world will be like nothing - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#34. Prayer is better than to sleep. Wake up. Wake up & pray. This is the way you free yourself. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#35. Don't nurture a sense of guilt; rather, nurture a sense of responsibility married with a sense of humility. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#36. If we agree to say that those terrorists are indeed Muslim, I have no problem whatsoever to condemn their actions. I won't apologise though, or justify my point of view. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#37. The only way to resist colonialism is through education. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#38. When terrorism is directly aiming at Western countries, it is automatically and abnormally enlarged in order to instill emotions and fear. However, when attacks happen in the Middle East, is it conveniently downplayed and less talked about. Unless they would benefit more from a heavy coverage. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#39. Nothing is ever final" is a lesson in humility; "no final judgment should be passed" is a promise of hope. The - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#40. I don't think we should take the emotional reactions of a few people as more representative than those of the millions of people who took to the street in a non-violent way against dictators. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#41. The Truth does not belong to you, you belong to the Truth. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#42. We need to realize that we should be on the side of any human being who is oppressed. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#43. It's okay to feel the need for protection if there is a real external threat. But to feel protective from the inside, it's a kind of jail: you get so protective that you cannot get out of the box. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#44. The young people who join extremist groups are clearly suffering from massive deficiencies in religious knowledge and are often politically gullible (when they are not attempting to salve pangs of conscience by cutting themselves off from a life of delinquency). - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#45. Arabic is the language of the Qur'an, but Arab culture is not the culture of Islam. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#46. Compelling a woman to wear a headscarf is against Islam, and compelling her to remove it is against human rights. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#47. The point for me is people who are atheists or are coming from different religious traditions; they are coming from their own sources and specific roots. We should analyze these. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#48. There is nothing more Islamic than critical thinking. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#49. In my book, the Arab Awakening, I talk about the fact that we have to move from this. All the contemporary ideologies of political Islam have been based on the nation state. The nation state is very problematic but I'm not sure if we have an alternative political model. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#50. Islam has no problem with women, but Muslims do clearly appear to have serious problems with them - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#51. Pray in the night so that you can change the world in the day - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#52. Fasting is, first and foremost, an exercise for identifying and managing adversity in all its forms. With faith, in full conscience, fasting calls women and men to an extra degree of self-awareness. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#53. I am talking about anything that is a provocation - ignore it. When something falls under freedom of expression, you can read it and take a critical distance. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#54. 51% of the French people - who are not very religious - were thinking that what "Charlie Hebdo" did was unwise. They aren't asking for a law to prevent Charlie Hebdo from publishing caricatures, but they are calling on its editors to be a bit more sensible. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#55. The 'army camp' that coordinates the agencies of our brain is vulnerable, both in itself and from within. In effect, he who can know and master its functioning and psychology from outside can become twice its master. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#56. The Prophet himself was a model of equity toward those who did not share his faith. Through - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#57. If there is a smoke, there is a fire, the saying goes, That is quite true, but one should find what the fire is, and who lit it. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#58. Religious symbols should be visible in public space, in a dignified and non-provocative manner. Christmas trees here, Jewish menorahs there and, further along, a minaret - these symbols represent human life in all its diversity. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#60. South Africa never leaves one indifferent. Its history, its population, its landscapes and cultures - all speak to the visitor, to the student, to the friend of Africa. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#61. Tell me what you are doing with your suffering, and I will tell you who you are. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#62. One does not always know how to express the sorrow of the soul. One does not always know how to silence the joy of the heart. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#63. Modesty is the way you deal with beauty not the way you avoid it. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#64. Muhammad particularly loved cats, but, more generally, he constantly made his Companions aware of the need to respect all animal species. He - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#65. Malaysia is a country unlike any other: Full of promise and fragility. Its history, cultural and religious diversity make it a rich, compelling and surprising land. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#66. The findings in contemporary social sciences are helping us understand that we can find other ways to educate people and act against injustice and corruption in our society. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#67. To live is to love,to serve, to forgive. Love the One, love and serve humanity. To learn to love oneself and to love is to learn to forgive - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#68. The challenge for Muslims in America is to respect the fears of ordinary people while resisting the exploitation of those fears by political parties, lobbies and sectors of the media. To meet this challenge, Muslims must reassess their own involvement, behavior and contributions in American society. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#69. Cultures are never merely intellectual constructs. They take form through the collective intelligence and memory, through a commonly held psychology and emotions, through spiritual and artistic communion. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#70. Humility is knowing that you can get an answer from anybody: be it a child, another person, or nature. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#71. The Turkish road is not my model because I am critical of the way you are dealing with freedom of expression, of how you are dealing with the treatment of minorities, and your economic vision. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#72. Very often we talk about India and China, but not really Malaysia and Indonesia. The potential in the shift to the East is going to be great and very important for this country. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#73. Instantaneous and mass communication is the mother of mass naivety. Should we then lose hope? Is there any hope? But to lose hope is as dangerous as to nurture false hope. Where then can we find hope that is responsible? - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#74. Always walking along despite the dangers and adversities, despite the injustices and horrors, trusting in God so as not to despair of men and events. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#75. Saying that I am talking out of both sides of my mouth just proves my very point. Politicians would bypass real social issues by referring to my grandfather, who founded the Muslim Brotherhood, or to my brother, currently chairman of the Islamic Centre in Geneva. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#76. Pushing the limits, to be thought provoking, pushing people to think and question the limits, it's not always bad for the rules if you're confident because it can even strengthen your understanding of religion in the process. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#77. This is the profound meaning of at-tawbah, offered to everyone: sincerely returning to God after a slip, a mistake, a sin. God loves that sincere return to Him and He forgives and purifies. The - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#78. What I'm advocating is an intellectual revolution - it's a different mindset concerning the ethical benchmarks by which we live. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#79. Islam can only be modernized from within. If I state that I condemn the practice of stoning, that this punishment is despicable, it changes nothing. My fellow Muslims will say: Brother Tariq, you became a European, a Swiss citizen, so you are no longer one of us. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#80. The problem with what we call the 'Arab spring' is that these are very nationalistic experiences. Tunisians are concerned with Tunisia, Egyptians concerned with Egypt and so on. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#81. You can't be good to others if you're not strict with yourself. The more shallow you are with yourself, the harsher you are with others. The more profound you are with yourself, the more generous you are with others - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#82. You're a man, but the day you raise your voice to your mother, you're not anymore. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#83. We are in a world that is connected, but is not communicating. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#84. I am portrayed as a dangerous individual who can be fought thanks to their ideas. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#85. We need more citizens that are committed and courageous. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#86. Teach the heart not to give way to proud emotions and arrogant thinking; bring the mind to heart-soothing solutions that make it possible to control oneself gently and wisely. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#87. Islam came to teach us that there is no faith without intelligence and here we are: destroying our intelligence in the name of faith. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#88. Don't treat people the way they treat you. Treat them better. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#89. Advertising, music, atmospheres, subliminal messages and films can have an impact on our emotional life, and we cannot control it because we are not even conscious of it. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#90. If you want to have a good life, never forget that you are going to die - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#91. We have to be the media when media is silent - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#92. The philosophy of fasting calls upon us to know ourselves, to master ourselves, and to discipline ourselves the better to free ourselves. To fast is to identify our dependencies, and free ourselves from them. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#93. Your enemy is not the refugee. Your enemy is the one who made him a refugee. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#94. We should not treat people as they treat us, we should treat them better. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#95. Never forget your dialogue with God, it is your strength. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#96. If you read the Qur'an with your head, you find repetition. If you read it with your heart, you find depth. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#97. We fail when we try to give simple answers to complicated problems. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#98. Fear is created which can lead to racism. However, we can overcome that fear through trust. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#99. Freedom of expression is not absolute. Countries have laws that define the framework for exercising this right and which, for instance, condemn racist language. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#100. There is dignity in your being even if there's indignity in what you're doing. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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