Persia's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 43 Persia's Quotes

#1. Whatever has made, or does make, or may make music, should be held sacred as the golden bridle-bit of the Shah of Persia's horse,and the golden hammer, with which his hoofs are shod. - Author: Herman Melville
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#2. Although European thinkers see the Greeks as their intellectual forebears, the Greeks themselves looked toward the East for the sources of true wisdom-to Egypt, Persia, and, during the early centuries of the common era, India. - Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
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#3. Hope had only revealed herself to him when he was immersed in darkness - Author: Soroosh Shahrivar
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#4. Although when Christianity appeared the total population of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century, most of the earth's surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world, Persia, India, and China. - Author: Kenneth Scott Latourette
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#5. 'Prince of Persia' just didn't turn out to be what I thought it was going to be. - Author: Toby Kebbell
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#6. But [the Arabs'] friendship was venal, their faith inconstant, their enmity capricious: it was an easier task to excite than to disarm these roving barbarians; and, in the familiar intercourse of war, they learned to see, and to despise, the splendid weakness both of Rome and of Persia. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#7. Ah well, I suppose that's the problem with trying to make others follow your own beliefs: what starts out as spiritual ardor too often becomes arrogance and bigotry. - Author: Persia Woolley
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#8. As touching peaches in general, the very name in Latine whereby they are called Persica, doth evidently show that they were brought out of Persia first. - Author: Pliny The Elder
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#9. I sometimes think that the most plaintive ditty has brought a fuller joy and of longer duration to its composer that the conquest of Persia to the Macedonian. - Author: Walter Savage Landor
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#10. I would rather find a single causal law than be the king of Persia! - Author: Karl Popper
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#11. All of it. Lincoln, Taft, what they did. The H-bomb, the RAND Corporation, the king of Persia, the whole long con of it all. - Author: Austin Grossman
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#12. Urdu can not die out because it has very strong roots in Persia. The language itself is not only just the language of the Muslims, but it's also the language of the Hindus. - Author: Ismail Merchant
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#13. One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia. - Author: Oliver Stone
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#14. I lay down on the shores of Pahlevi and wept - Author: Martin Stepek
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#15. The kingdoms represented by the second and third Beasts, or the Bear and Leopard, are again described by Daniel in his last Prophecy written in the third year of Cyrus over Babylon , the year in which he conquered Persia. For this Prophecy is a commentary upon the Vision of the Ram and He-Goat. - Author: Isaac Newton
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#16. As he explained to his officers and men, the war against Persia could not be finished until the shah, as the Persians called their king, was mat, or finished. The endgame had to be shah mat, a Persian phrase that would evolve in time into checkmate. - Author: Philip Freeman
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#17. An attempt by the Mongols to introduce paper money in Persia in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries flopped because no one would accept it. The public had no confidence in the paper money despite the awesomely coercive decrees that always marked Mongol rule. - Author: Murray Rothbard
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#18. [I would] rather discover one cause than gain the kingdom of Persia. - Author: Democritus
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#19. In my own creations, the earliest influence came from the ancient civilisations of Egypt, China, Africa and Persia. In fact, one of my earlier creations was a range of tunics, made from silk procured from the islands of Madagascar. - Author: Mary McFadden
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#20. Apparently, when the arrogant King of Persia beheld the vastness of his troops spread out across boundless plains, he shed copious tears when he realized that not one man amongst his prodigious army would be alive in a hundred years' time. - Author: Seneca.
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#21. 9 For we were slaves. Yet our God did not forsake us in our bondage; but He extended mercy to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to revive us, to repair the house of our God, to rebuild its ruins, and to give us a wall in Judah and Jerusalem. - Author: Anonymous
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#22. I've reached the end of this great history
And all the land will fill with talk of me
I shall not die, these seeds I've sown will save
My name and reputation from the grave,
And men of sense and wisdom will proclaim,
When I have gone, my praises and my fame. - Author: Abolqasem Ferdowsi
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#23. If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for, but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia. - Author: Hans Bethe
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#24. Who I love reading is Jordan Mechner, who wrote 'Prince of Persia.' He put all his journals while he was writing 'Prince of Persia' online. - Author: Mike Krieger
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#25. The chemists are a strange class of mortals, impelled by an almost insane impulse to seek their pleasures amid smoke and vapour, soot and flame, poisons and poverty; yet among all these evils I seem to live so sweetly that may I die if I were to change places with the Persian king. - Author: Johann Joachim Becher
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#26. Sophia, with real nobility of character, then asked Papa to explain something she had read in Sir John Malcolm's History of Persia, which the Vicar, whose only personal extravagance was his purchase of books, had lately added to his library. - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#27. Imperialism and slavery are no white male monopoly, but are everywhere from Egypt, Assyria, and Persia to India, China and Japan. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#28. From the day I was born I have always loved action more than words. But now only words are left. - Author: Sattareh Farman Farmaian
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#29. Regrettably, the Aryans who invaded India and Persia intermarried with the local natives they found in these lands, losing their light complexions and blond hair, and with them their rationality and diligence. The civilisations of India and Persia consequently declined. - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#30. In the traditional family structure of Persia ... one simply cannot discard close relatives just because one does not like them; rather one has to accommodate them, make allowances and accept them, like misfortune. - Author: Shusha Guppy
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#31. Throughout the history of humanity, only one refuge kept books safe from war and conflagration: the walking library, an idea that occurred to the grand vizier of Persia, Abdul Kassem Ismael, at the end of the tenth century. This - Author: Eduardo Galeano
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#32. The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties. - Author: John Foxe
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#33. Iran, in its former incarnation as Persia, created the world's first empire, produced titanic figures like Cyrus, Darius, and Xerxes, and is one of the great fonts of world culture. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#34. The amount of love I get from India, from Pakistan, from Asia, from Persia, Malaysia - people are just like, 'Brown boy doing it, brown boy doing it!' - Author: Utkarsh Ambudkar
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#35. If he's the kind of man I think he is, the kind who sees you for what you are, who you are, and still wants you, then never let him go. Sam - Author: Persia Walker
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#36. Unhappy Persia, that in former age
Hast been the seat of mighty Conquerors,
That in their prowesse and their policies, Have triumph over Africa. - Author: Christopher Marlowe
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#37. Persia is 7,000 years old and will fight to survive. - Author: Richard Engel
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#38. The Malays can hardly be said to have an indigenous literature, for it is almost entirely derived from Persia, Siam, Arabia, and Java. Arabic is their sacred language. - Author: Isabella Bird
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#39. To see the Persia of poets and painters, hiding in plain sight behind the much-maligned Iran of our newspaper headlines, would be my fondest wish. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#40. Interpreting dreams for Iranians was just as much a sacrament as reading coffee cups was for Turks - Author: Soroosh Shahrivar
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#41. Once in Persia reigned a king
Who upon his signet ring
Graved a maxim true and wise,
Which if held before the eyes
Gave him counsel at a glance
Fit for every change and chance.
Solemn words, and these are they:
"Even this shall pass away." - Author: Theodore Tilton
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#42. Working on a movie like 'Prince of Persia' was awesome. It was great fun to be an action hero and to jump around, running off walls and fighting and having great quippy lines. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#43. I have a long view of history - my orientation is archaeological because I'm always thinking in terms of ancient Greece and Rome, ancient Persia and Egypt. - Author: Camille Paglia
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