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Shirin Ebadi
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Saadi
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iranian quotes and sayings
I wish the world was run by women. Women who have given birth and know the value of their creation. Simin Daneshvar

Lots of times you can feel as an exile in a country that you were born in. Azar Nafisi

When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming, they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas. Saadi

The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

For hundreds of years Iranians have been migrating to many parts of the world. They took Islamic culture to other parts of the world and established it there. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Fortunately, Iranians are politically active worldwide. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Our nation is today a powerful nation. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Our enemies can deal a blow to us any time they wish. They did not wait for permission to do this. They do not deal a blow with prior notice. They do not take action because they can't. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Our dear country, Iran, throughout history has been subject to threats. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Technical knowledge has now become an integral aspect of the Iranian psyche. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

One can not impede scientific progress. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Nuclear energy is the scientific achievement of the Iranian nation. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

People should have freedom in their pilgrimages and tours. They should come and visit historical monuments and sites - let's say the sites around Iran - where they can easily engage in wide- scale contacts with others. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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We believe that visa quotas should be lifted and people should visit anywhere they wish freely. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

We desire an expansion of relations with regional states and the establishment of extensive public contacts. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

It is not just for a few states to sit and veto global approvals. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The UN structure is one-sided, stacked against the world of Islam. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Today, the Muslim world is the poorest of the global powers. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Global equations undergo changes, this is their nature. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The winner must promote social jusitce, remove corruption and discrmination, and stand against political, cultural and economic plots. Ayatollah Khamenei

The vote, cast in a free atmosphere and with all inclinations and parties at present, was after all a vote to the Islamic Republic, to national independence, to the Constitution and to the Islamic causes. Ayatollah Khamenei

The honor of about 30 million votes remains with the Iranian nation and no enemy scheme would take away this dignity and honor from the Iranian nation. Ayatollah Khamenei

The winner of the elections which saw the participation of almsot 30 million people was the Iranian nation and the losers were those who tried to keep people away from the polls. Ayatollah Khamenei

We seriously suspect the agents of the Americans and Israelis in conducting such horrendous terrorist acts and cannot believe the people who kidnap Philippines nationals, for instance, or behead U.S. nationals are Muslims. Ayatollah Khamenei
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Do not, under any circumstances, belittle a work of fiction by trying to turn it into a carbon copy of real life; what we search for in fiction is not so much reality but the epiphany of truth. Azar Nafisi
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You don't read Gatsby, I said, to learn whether adultery is good or bad but to learn about how complicated issues such as adultery and fidelity and marriage are. A great novel heightens your senses and sensitivity to the complexities of life and of individuals, and prevents you from the self-righteousness that sees morality in fixed formulas about good and evil. Azar Nafisi

Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant. Saadi
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