Ameen Rihani Quotes

Ameen Rihani Quotes: Genius everywhere is one. In the Orient and in the Occident the deep thinkers are kin, the poets are cousins, the pioneers of the spirit are the messengers of peace and good will to the world. Their works are the open highways between nations, and they themselves are the ever living guardians and guides.
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Ameen Rihani Quote: True knowledge is power; but in order to feel at home with it, we must be constitutionally qualified. And if we are not, it is likely to give the soul such a twist as to deform it forever.
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Quotes about Ameen Rihani: At this moment, my soul is in Lebanon, my heart in Paris, and my body in New York.
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Quote about Ameen Rihani: When we go deep enough or high enough, we meet. It is only on the surface that we differ and sometimes clash. True, we do not always find our way to the depth or the height, or we do not take the trouble to do so.
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Ameen Rihani Sayings: Mutual tolerance is the stepping stone to mutual respect. A hospitable mind is the key to a neighboring or an alien spirit, looked by dogma and guarded by tradition.
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Ameen Rihani Saying: If I had in me something that inspires people towards the good and raises them one step on the ladder of mental and spiritual progress, I want to show it by example, indication, and deduction, not by preaching, threatening, and conspiring.
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Sayings about Ameen Rihani: I give priority to up-bringing over education because the ultimate goal of up-bringing is morals, and we have a more urgent need for morals than for knowledge.
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Saying about Ameen Rihani: The will is the spirit of perseverance, and perseverance holds clear success.
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Ameen Rihani Quotes: ... And if Europe gives Arabia a railway, Arabia gives Europe an idea - which I think balances the account.
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Ameen Rihani Quote: Foreign culture is as necessary to the spirit of a nation as is foreign commerce to its industries.
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Quotes about Ameen Rihani: We can not understand each other, if every time we venture out we stick the feather of cocksureness in our caps. No, we can never wholly understand each other, and rise to the level of mutual esteem at least, if we do not invest in that fellow feeling that triumphs over class and creed and race and color.
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Quote about Ameen Rihani: Freedom of the Spirit is the cornerstone of all freedom.
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Ameen Rihani Sayings: My first wish is to be simple in my actions, truthful in my speech, honest in my opinions, and natural in my behavior. In other words, I want to be clean in mind, heart, and body.
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