quote by Ali ibn Abi Talib

Man comes from a drop of semen and leaves as a piece of dust. He doesn't know when he came and he doesn't know when he's leaving, yet he walks on the earth thinking he knows everything.

— Ali ibn Abi Talib

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If you cannot convince a Fascist, acquaint his head with the pavement.

Opportunistic relationships can hardly be kept constant.

The acquaintance of honorable people, even at a distance, does not add flowers in times of warmth and does not change its leaves in times of cold: it continues unfading through the four seasons, becomes increasingly stable as it passes through ease and danger.

There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.

A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends.

As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.

I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can".

Learning is not virtue but the means to bring us an acquaintance with it.

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Let these be your motives to action through life, the relief of the distressed, the detection of frauds, the defeat of oppression, and diffusion of happiness.

Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.

Better the devil you know than the angel you don't.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.

In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.

The more we search for ourselves, the less likely we are to find ourselves;

and the more we search for God, and to serve our fellow-men, the more profoundly will we become acquainted with ourselves, and the more inwardly assured. This is one of the great spiritual laws of life.

Architects should be educated, skillful with the pencil, instructed in geometry, know much history, have followed the philosophers with attention, understand music, have some knowledge of medicine, know the opinions of the jurists, and be acquainted with astronomy and the theory of the heavens

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger.

He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place.

And just as we acquaint ourselves with materials, just as we must understand functions, so we must become familiar with the psychological and spiritual factors of our day. No cultural activity is possible otherwise; for we are dependent on the spirit of our time.

It is evident that an acquaintance with natural laws means no less than an acquaintance with the mind of God therein expressed.

Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to min?

Be much alone with God, and take time to get thoroughly acquainted.

Converse over everything with Him. Unburden yourself wholly -every thought, feeling, wish, plan, doubt- to Him...He wants not merely to be on good terms with you, but to be intimate.

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.

Where a blood relation sobs, an intimate friend should choke up, a distant acquaintance should sigh, a stranger should merely fumble sympathetically with his handkerchief.

Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.

We who live in quiet places have the opportunity to become acquainted with ourselves, to think our own thoughts and live our own lives in a way that is not possible for those keeping up with the crowd.

An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.

That no generally applicable law of the formulation and development of hybrids has yet been successfully formulated can hardly astonish anyone who is acquainted with the extent of the task and who can appreciate the difficulties with which experiments of this kind have to contend.

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I saw my earlier selves as different people, acquaintances I had outgrown.

I wondered how I could ever have been some of them.

Why should we tolerate a diet of weak poisons, a home in insipid surroundings, a circle of acquaintances who are not quite our enemies, the noise of motors with just enough relief to prevent insanity? Who would want to live in a world which is just not quite fatal?

One frequently only finds out how really beautiful a really beautiful woman is after considerable acquaintance with her; and the rule applies to Niagara Falls, to majestic mountains, and to mosques-especially to mosques.

One frequently only finds out how really beautiful a beautiful woman is after considerable acquaintance with her.

Acquaintances are always abundant; friends are always scarce!

Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.

If you are eagerly looking for salvation, and if you believe in God, you may .

.. become acquainted with the Christ of God, and, after being initiated [a reference to baptism], live a happy life.

Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio.

Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio. A slight acquaintance with numbers will shew the immensity of the first power in comparison of the second.

Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit.

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