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Omar Sharif
20 quotes
Hosni Mubarak
17 quotes
Zahi Hawass
14 quotes
Akhenaton
13 quotes


Quotes and sayings from famous egyptian authors
A beautiful thing is never perfect. Egyptian Proverbs

Learn politeness from the impolite. Egyptian Proverbs

Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion. Egyptian Proverbs

Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone. Egyptian Proverbs

The tyrant is only the slave turned inside out. Egyptian Proverbs

A man's ruin lies in his tongue. Egyptian Proverbs
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You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions. Naguib Mahfouz

Run as hard as a wild beast if you will, but you won't get any reward greater than that destined for you. Egyptian Proverbs

Making money selling manure is better than losing money selling musk. Egyptian Proverbs

Put a rope around your neck and many will be happy to drag you along. Egyptian Proverbs

Malice drinketh its own poison. Egyptian Proverbs

It makes the heart to tremble when you open an undiscovered tomb. Zahi Hawass

The sources of human problems have to do with egotism, 'I.' Feisal Abdul Rauf

The barking of a dog does not disturb the man on a camel. Egyptian Proverbs

Put by for a rainy day. Egyptian Proverbs

If there were no fault, there would be no pardon. Egyptian Proverbs

Be patient with a bad neighbor: he may move or face misfortune. Egyptian Proverbs

I want to live every moment totally and intensely. Even when I'm giving an interview or talking to people, that's all that I'm thinking about. Omar Sharif

I'm very wary about giving advice. I think it's very dangerous to give advice to people, except if you know them very well. Omar Sharif

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts. Plotinus

All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise. Cleopatra

Sharon is capable of making peace. Hosni Mubarak

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Philo

Put a stout heart to a stey brae. Egyptian Proverbs

Put a stout heart to a steep hill. Egyptian Proverbs

Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Egyptian Proverbs
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Pride goes before a fall. Egyptian Proverbs
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Pride feels no pain. Egyptian Proverbs
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False ambition serves the neck. Egyptian Proverbs

This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition. Omar Sharif



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