To appreciate heaven well, it’s good for a person to have some fifteen minutes of hell.
The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse.
President Abbas, you’ve dedicated your life to advancing the Palestinian cause. Must this conflict continue for generations, or will we enable our children and our grandchildren to speak in years ahead of how we found a way to end it? That’s what we should aim for, and that’s what I believe we can achieve.
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.
The Lumiere brothers first exhibited moving pictures in Paris in 1896. A year later, there was a private showing at the Yildiz palace in Istanbul.
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
The Palestinians want a state, but they have to give peace in return. What they’re trying to do in the United Nations is to get a state without giving Israel peace or giving Israel peace and security. And I think that’s, that’s wrong. That should not succeed. That should, that should fail.
Scotland’s political identity was destroyed, and a huge Scottish emigration to North America followed the brutal Highland clearances. These included every layer of Scottish society, not just the remnants of the defeated clans.
It is as difficult to define or classify Islamic cinema as it would be a Christian, Jewish or Buddhist one.