Arabia quotes

  • Nobody does Israel any service by proclaiming its 'right to exist.' Israel's right to exist, like that of the United States, Saudi Arabia and 152 other states, is axiomatic and unreserved. Israel's legitimacy is not suspended in midair awaiting acknowledgement.... There is certainly no other state, big or small, young or old, that would consider mere recognition of its 'right to exist' a favor, or a negotiable concession.
    -- Abba Eban

    #Israel #United States #Arabia

  • To allow the construction of places of worship other than Islamic ones in Saudi Arabia, it would be like asking the Vatican to build a mosque inside of it.
    -- Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

    #Islamic #Arabia #Would Be

  • I'm telling you, you can't compare Saudi Arabia to other countries.
    -- Al-Waleed bin Talal

    #Country #Arabia #Saudi Arabia

  • You know, Saudi Arabia has a lot of poverty also. Regardless about what you hear about the viceroy and people being rich, et cetera.
    -- Al-Waleed bin Talal

    #People #Arabia #Poverty

  • My own center, my Kingdom Center, which is the highest priced tower in Saudi Arabia, was vacated twice because of terrorist attacks, terrorist threats.
    -- Al-Waleed bin Talal

    #Arabia #Towers #Kingdoms

  • Some countries, like Saudi Arabia, where the population growth is very high, whereby you don't have the mortgage low yet. Still the demand outstrips supply by much.
    -- Al-Waleed bin Talal

    #Country #Growth #Arabia

  • You know, in Saudi Arabia, there is a body of 40 people - 34 people exactly, that once the succession comes, they will meet and they will elect a king in there.
    -- Al-Waleed bin Talal

    #Kings #People #Arabia

  • Our relations with brothers in Gulf Cooperation council are good and developing, either bilateral relations or with the G.C.C itself, also we have good brotherly and solid ties with Saudi Arabia.
    -- Ali Abdullah Saleh

    #Brother #Ties #Arabia

  • I grew up in Somalia, in Saudi Arabia, in Ethiopia, and in Kenya. I came to Europe in 1992, when I was 22, and became a member of Parliament in Holland.
    -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    #Europe #Arabia #Kenya

  • It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office.
    -- Barbara Boxer

    #Running #Office #Arabia

  • On the whole it is the rights and freedoms of all citizens that are crucial in Saudi Arabia and from those the rights of women will emanate,
    -- Basmah bint Saud

    #Rights #Arabia #Citizens

  • Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania.
    -- Billy Joel

    #Arabia #Lawrence Of Arabia #British

  • I mean, it was a mummy movie. It was a good film independent of its source. It that looks like Lawrence of Arabia on ***** in a lot of ways.
    -- Brendan Fraser

    #Mean #Independent #Arabia

  • America is the Saudi Arabia of coal.
    -- Charles Duhigg

    #America #Arabia #Coal

  • Lawrence of Arabia is the ultimate movie, deeply cinematic.
    -- Christine Baranski

    #Arabia #Lawrence Of Arabia #Ultimate

  • The bulk of extra supplies that could be put into the market come from two places. One, they come from other Persian Gulf suppliers, of which Saudi Arabia is at the top of the list.
    -- Daniel Yergin

    #Two #Lists #Arabia

  • Street protests in Saudi Arabia might warm our hearts, but they could easily lead to $250 a barrel oil and a global recession.
    -- Fareed Zakaria

    #Heart #Oil #Arabia

  • The Crown Prince has said he needs to broaden political participation in the governing of Saudi Arabia.
    -- Frank Carlucci

    #Political #Arabia #Needs

  • The perpetual charm of Arabia is that the traveler finds his level there simply as a human being; the people's directness, deadly to the sentimental or pedantic, likes the less complicated virtues ...
    -- Freya Stark

    #People #Arabia #Levels

  • I would not exchange my life of ease and quiet for the riches of Arabia.
    -- Horace

    #Arabia #Ease #Riches

  • Saudi Arabia is a puritanical state that claims a monopoly of wisdom and virtue.
    -- James Buchan

    #Arabia #Virtue #States

  • I wouldn't write anything autobiographical. If you've lived a life like Laurence of Arabia, it might be a consideration, but otherwise it's a little bit vain, it seems to me.
    -- James Lee Burke

    #Writing #Arabia #Littles

  • I love to look at The Graduate, or Lawrence of Arabia, or things I had nothing to do with. But you could not get me to go back and watch movies that it was a privilege just to be around them when they were being made.
    -- Jeffrey Katzenberg

    #Arabia #Watches #Looks

  • Breaking a glass in the northwest is rather like belching in Arabia, for it appears to be done as a mark of appreciation or elation.
    -- Jonathan Aitken

    #Appreciation #Glasses #Arabia

  • Most dramatically, and perhaps least noticed, is the violence inside Saudi Arabia itself.
    -- Michael Scheuer

    #Violence #Arabia #Saudi Arabia

  • The smell of gunpowder is sweeter to me than all the perfumes of Arabia.
    -- Pope Julius II

    #Smell #Gunpowder #Arabia

  • India is going to be the 21st century's Saudi Arabia in terms of human resources
    -- Rahul Gandhi

    #Arabia #India #Resources

  • India is the Saudi Arabia of 21st century.
    -- Rahul Gandhi

    #Arabia #India #Century

  • India is the Saudi Arabia of human resources for the 21st century. The power that we used to get from oil in 20th century, we will get it from people like you in 21st century.
    -- Rahul Gandhi

    #Oil #People #Arabia

  • I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current.
    -- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    #Views #Arabia #Followers

  • Saudi Arabia is one of India's most valued strategic partners.
    -- Salman Khurshid

    #Saudi Arabia #India #Arabia

  • There's no question that tar sands in Canada are probably the largest source of oil available to the U.S. over a long period of time. There's as much oil in the tar sands probably as there is in Saudi Arabia. The problem is, there's a huge capital requirement to develop that.
    -- T. Boone Pickens

    #Oil #Long #Arabia

  • In fact, an Islamic revival - already abetted from the outside not only by Iran but also by Saudi Arabia - is likely to become the mobilizing impulse for the increasingly pervasive new nationalisms, determined to oppose any reintegration under Russian - and hence infidel - control.
    -- Zbigniew Brzezinski

    #Islamic #Iran #Arabia

  • NATO has been supporting Haj pilgrimage for those Afghans who wish to go to Saudi Arabia. The Alliance has played a role in helping transport concerning their security as they leave and come back to Afghanistan.
    -- James Appathurai

    #Wish #Arabia #Roles

  • Why is it that the U.S. has to take refugees? Why doesn't Saudi Arabia take more.
    -- Michael T. Flynn

    #Arabia #Saudi Arabia #Refugee

  • There may be honor among thieves, but there's none in politicians.
    -- Peter O'Toole

    #Honor #Arabia #Thieves

  • As you get closer to equality, you get more pornography. True patriarchal societies like Saudi Arabia do not allow ***** because women are not allowed to turn their bodies into a commodity; women are chattel.
    -- Stephen Marche

    #Arabia #Body #Commodity

  • People are saying, "Oh my God, Saudi Arabia has changed." It's a contradiction. Do you want us to lead, or do you want us to play a supporting role?
    -- Adel al-Jubeir

    #Play #People #Arabia

  • We have a legal system, and we have a penal code. We have the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, and people should respect this.
    -- Adel al-Jubeir

    #People #Arabia #Legal System

  • The real contribution of Rihani consists in having given us, in both Arabic and English, what may be considered the most vivid and interesting account of common-day life as it is lived at present in the hitherto little known Arabia.
    -- Philip Khuri Hitti

    #Real #Interesting #Arabia

  • In reading Ameen Rihani... I seem to have become absorbed to the point of forgetting my prejudice... and my envy of Mr. Rihani because he was permitted to enter many remote parts of Arabia which were barred to others.
    -- William Seabrook

    #Reading #Envy #Arabia