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Amin Maalouf Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Amin Maalouf quotes: Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all beliefs. Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all beliefs.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Are you certain that a man's life begins with his birth? Are you certain that a man's life begins with his birth?
Amin Maalouf quotes: You can't say history teaches us this or that; it gives us more questions than answers, and many answers to every question. You can't say history teaches us this or that; it gives us more questions than answers, and many answers to every question.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Virtue becomes unhealthy if it is not softened by some misdemeanors, and faith quickly becomes cruel if is not subdued by certain doubts. Virtue becomes unhealthy if it is not softened by some misdemeanors, and faith quickly becomes cruel if is not subdued by certain doubts.
Amin Maalouf quotes: So I've become an exile without ever leaving my country. So I've become an exile without ever leaving my country.
Amin Maalouf quotes: It's not often in life that you can misbehave for the good of the cause It's not often in life that you can misbehave for the good of the cause
Amin Maalouf quotes: What strange times we live in, when good must disguise itself in the tawdry rags of evil! What strange times we live in, when good must disguise itself in the tawdry rags of evil!
Amin Maalouf quotes: Clawing its way towards us, the ugliness of the world tore away our hiding-place. Clawing its way towards us, the ugliness of the world tore away our hiding-place.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Doctrines are meant to serve man, not the other way around. Doctrines are meant to serve man, not the other way around.
Amin Maalouf quotes: I come from no country, from no city, no tribe. I am the son of the road ... all tongues and all prayers belong to me. But I belong to I come from no country, from no city, no tribe. I am the son of the road ... all tongues and all prayers belong to me. But I belong to none of them.
Amin Maalouf quotes: A community begins to fall apart the moment it agrees to abandon the weakest of its members. A community begins to fall apart the moment it agrees to abandon the weakest of its members.
Amin Maalouf quotes: ...it's better to wake up amid the pangs of desire than amid those of remorse. ...it's better to wake up amid the pangs of desire than amid those of remorse.
Amin Maalouf quotes: I came from here, you came from there.And now we're both sitting at the same table. I came from here, you came from there.
And now we're both sitting at the same table.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Perhaps writing only arouses the passions in order to allay them, as beaters flush out the game in order to expose it to the hunter's arrows. Perhaps writing only arouses the passions in order to allay them, as beaters flush out the game in order to expose it to the hunter's arrows.
Amin Maalouf quotes: At my age, only naivete still manages to scandalize me sometimes. At my age, only naivete still manages to scandalize me sometimes.
Amin Maalouf quotes: I have always thought that Heaven invented all the problems, and Hell the solutions. I have always thought that Heaven invented all the problems, and Hell the solutions.
Amin Maalouf quotes: We die, just as we were born, at the edge of a road not of our choosing. We die, just as we were born, at the edge of a road not of our choosing.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Life is not so long that one can grow tired of it Life is not so long that one can grow tired of it
Amin Maalouf quotes: Is there a difference between being the midwife of truth, or the midwife of legends? Is there a difference between being the midwife of truth, or the midwife of legends?
Amin Maalouf quotes: Some women's arms are placed of exile; others are a native land. Some women's arms are placed of exile; others are a native land.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Some women's arms are places of exile; others are a native land. Some women's arms are places of exile; others are a native land.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Let your tears roll tonight, but tomorrow you will start the battle again. What defeats us, always, is just our own sorrow. Let your tears roll tonight, but tomorrow you will start the battle again. What defeats us, always, is just our own sorrow.
Amin Maalouf quotes: A life spent writing has taught me to be wary of words. Those that seem clearest are often the most treacherous. A life spent writing has taught me to be wary of words. Those that seem clearest are often the most treacherous.
Amin Maalouf quotes: What's a year in comparison with eternity? what's a day? an hour? a second? Such measures have meaning only for a heart that's still beating. What's a year in comparison with eternity? what's a day? an hour? a second? Such measures have meaning only for a heart that's still beating.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Life is like a fire. Flames which the passer-by forgets. Ashes which the wind scatters. A man lived. Life is like a fire. Flames which the passer-by forgets. Ashes which the wind scatters. A man lived.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Our ancestors are our children; we peer through a hole in the wall and watch them play in their rooms, and they can't see us. Our ancestors are our children; we peer through a hole in the wall and watch them play in their rooms, and they can't see us.
Amin Maalouf quotes: Isn't it a characteristic of the age we live in that it has made everyone in a way a migrant and a member of a minority? Isn't it a characteristic of the age we live in that it has made everyone in a way a migrant and a member of a minority?
Amin Maalouf quotes: I look at the world and my own life as if I were a stranger. I wish for nothing, except perhaps that time would stop. I look at the world and my own life as if I were a stranger. I wish for nothing, except perhaps that time would stop.
Amin Maalouf quotes: We are not just visitors on this planet, it belongs to us just as we belong to her, its past is ours, so is its future. We are not just visitors on this planet, it belongs to us just as we belong to her, its past is ours, so is its future.