Ali Shariati quotes

  • My father chose my name , and my last name was chosen by my ancestors . That’s enough, I myself choose my way
    -- Ali Shariati

    #Father #Names #Way

  • For ruining a fact, do not attack it, defend it badly.
    -- Ali Shariati


  • I like Dancing of Indian girls more than my parents' prayers . Because they dance with love and passion . But my parents just say their prayers because they got used to it .
    -- Ali Shariati

    #Girl #Prayer #Passion

  • The more man realises his humanity, the lonelier he feels.
    -- Ali Shariati

    #Men #Humanity #Feels

  • Hey, I am thinking of it myself, in this part of world (East), we all do endeavors in praying and are sweating (white liquid) and this is our situation, frustrated , but on the other part of world (West) ,they are enjoying in party and drinking liquor (white liquid) but their situation is that, successful, I do not know that the problem relates to the type of liquid or the way of drinking!!
    -- Ali Shariati

    #Party #Drinking #Successful

  • I'm amazed, that how salam (peace) is always the first word to start a meeting. but in prayer it is the end word. Maybe it means the end of prayer is the start of a meeting.
    -- Ali Shariati

    #Positive #Prayer #Mean

  • Roxy Sorkin, your father just won the Academy Award. I'm going to have to insist on some respect from your guinea pig.

  • I love you Rush Finlay. You are going to be the best husband and father the world has ever known. One day our son’s wife will be thankful that her husband will have had you for a role model. She’ll be lucky because of you. Because you will have raised our son to be the man that you are. He’ll love her completely because he’ll know how.

  • The holy name of Krishna has extraordinary spiritual potency because the name of God is nondifferent from God Himself.

  • Therefore a person fully absorbed in the bodily concept of life is surely killing himself by not making spiritual progress. Such a person is called pasu-ghna. Especially excluded from spiritual life are the animal hunters, who are not interested in hearing and chanting the holy name of the Lord. Such hunters are always unhappy, both in this life and in the next. It is therefore said that a hunter should neither die nor live because for such persons both living and dying are troublesome.

  • Zionism is nothing more, but also nothing less, than the Jewish People's sense of origin and destination in the Land linked eternally with its name. It is also the instrument whereby the Jewish Nation seeks an authentic fulfillment of itself.

  • Who has not seen that feeling born of flame Crimson the cheek at mention of a name? The rapturous touch of some divine surpriseFlash deep suffusion of celestial dyes: When hands clasped hands, and lips to lips were pressed, And the heart's secret was at once confessed?

  • When religion speaks only in the name of authority rather than with the voice of compassion, its message becomes meaningless.

  • We all name ourselves. We call ourselves artists. Nobody asks us. Nobody says you are or you aren't.

  • There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.

  • War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life.

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