Life is too short to be lived badly.
To speak behind others' backs is the ventilator of the heart.
It's fear that makes us lose our conscience. It's also what transforms us into cowards.
One can forgive but one should never forget.
Nothing's worse than saying goodbye. It's a little like dying.
I had learned that you should always shout louder than your aggressor.
We can only feel sorry for ourselves when our misfortunes are still supportable. Once this limit is crossed, the only way to bear the unbearable is to laugh at it.
When we're afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection. Our fear paralyzes us. Besides, fear has always been the driving force behind all dictators' repression.
You know, they say in France that translation is like a woman: she is either beautiful or faithful.
Saying goodbye is a little like dying.
Life is absolutely unbearable. And we're going to die.
In every religion, you find the same extremists.
In any case, it's the cowardice of people like you who give dictators the chance to install themselves!
Culture and education are the lethal weapons against all kinds of fundamentalism.
I was a westerner in Iran, an Iranian in the West. I had no identity. I didn't even know anymore why I was living.
Teacher: What do you want to be when you grow up? Marji: I'll be a prophet.
We found ourselves veiled and separated from our friends.
Oh my!! How you've grown. Soon you'll be catching the Lord's balls.
I realized then that I didn't understand anything. I read all the books I could.
Once again, I arrived at my usual conclusion: one must educate oneself.
I finally understood what my grandmother meant. If I wasn't comfortable with myself, I would never be comfortable.
I want to be justice, love and the wrath of God all in one.
Whether this tale be true or false, none can tell, for none were there to witness it themselves.
The revolution is like a bicycle. When the wheels don't turn, it falls.
Certainly, they'd had to endure the war, but they had each other close by. They had never known the confusion of being a third-worlder, they had always a home!
I had so many professions before. I didn't want to do this particularly. It just happened.
Is religion defending our physical integrity or is it just opposed to fashion?
Prosperity consists of two things: tea after a meal, and a cigarette after tea.
One must educate oneself
Love is the opposite of good sense.
The key to wisdom is doubt!
Life hangs from so slender a thread. Life is but a sigh...
War always takes you by surprise.
To each his own way of calming down.
That day I learned something essential: We can only fell sorry for ourselves when our misfortunes are still supportable...once this limit is crossed, the only way to bear the unbearable is to laugh at it.
The Germans sell chemical weapons to Iran and Iraq. The wounded are then sent to Germany to be treated. Veritable human guinea pigs.
Cuando entré en su habitación estaba llorando... No pertenecíamos a la misma clase social, pero al menos estabamos en la misma cama
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