Persian Quotes

"Do you ask me whom I have conquered? Neither the Persians, nor the far-off Med...

"Do you ask me whom I have conquered? Neither the Persians, nor the far-off Medes, nor any warlike race that lies beyond the Dahae; not these, but greed, ambition, and the fear of death that has conquered the conquerors of the world." - Seneca
📅︎ Jun 16
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"To me a lush carpet of pine needles o...

"To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug." — Helen Keller
📅︎ Jul 17
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'Thinking well is wise; plan...

'Thinking well is wise; planning well, wiser; doing well, wisest of all.' - Persian Proverb
📅︎ Aug 07
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He who wants a ro...

He who wants a rose must respect a thorn - Persian proverb
📅︎ Dec 19
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Let our position be absolutely clear: An attempt by any outside force to gain control of the Persi...

Let our position be absolutely clear: An attempt by any outside force to gain control of the Persian Gulf region will be regarded as an assault on the vital interests of the United States of America, and such an assault will be repelled by any means necessary, including military force. —Jimmy Carter
📅︎ Jan 10
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