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Abdurrahman Wahid Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Abdurrahman Wahid.

I don't talk in ifs.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

I am a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

I do not like violence.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam,
which teaches one to be lenient towards others and
to understand their value systems,
knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

 

If we cling to the institution of Islam,
then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it,
so because of this we see now that many people are defending states,
defending territories, defending everything institutional
in the belief that they defend Islam.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

Well, the most important thing about Islam is that
we have to differentiate between two kinds of Islam.
The first one is the institution of Islam...
second, the culture of Islam.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence,
and that we can move towards democracy without violence;
that way,
God will allow it.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

Don't talk about what you have done
or what you are going to do.
- Thomas Jefferson

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host.
- David Letterman

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier.
- Howard Nemerov

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

The reason I talk to myself is because
I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
- Howard Nemerov

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

I could talk food all day.
I love good food.
- Tom Brady

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.
- Cullen Hightower

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

When we talk about democracy, if the people's
stomach is empty, democracy is also empty.
Democracy can not be installed by fiat;
it must be achieved by the people themselves.
- Jimmy Yen

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
- Denis Waitley

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

When I talk of the purpose of life, I am thinking not only of human life,
but of all life on Earth and of the life which must
exist upon other planets throughout the universe.
- Clifford D. Simak

I talk too quiet, and I have to yell on stage.
- Clea Duvall

I learned something from that.
If someone asks me something that I really don't want to do,
I say no.
I have to trust that.
And I'm not afraid to talk money.
- Diana Ross

I don't think I'm easy to talk about.
I've got a very irregular head.
And I'm not anything that you think I am anyway.
- Syd Barrett

Everywhere I go, I still have time to meditate.
People think meditating is sitting there,
nobody bothering you, but you can even talk and still meditate.
- Jet Li

If we had a hard time, my mother would sit me down
and we would talk about it,
and she kept talking and kept processing until we started to laugh about it.
- Liza Minelli

A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself;
a modest man does not talk of himself.
- Jean de la Bruyere

If you do not wish a man to do a thing,
you had better get him to talk about it;
for the more men talk,
the more likely they are to do nothing else.
- Thomas Carlyle

I'm impressed with the people from Chicago.
Hollywood is hype, New York is talk,
Chicago is work.
- Michael Douglas

In the olden days, everybody sang.
You were expected to sing as well as talk.
It was a mark of the cultured man to sing.
- Leonard Bernstein

In some ways the domestic reporting is a lot easier
because Americans will talk to you about anything.
- John Pomfret

Everyone wants to talk about it, and right now music,
flat-panel televisions, a whole host of new handheld
devices are fun to talk about and very exciting to look at.
- Kevin Rollins

Some directors hardly talk to the actors at all.
- Todd Solondz

I don't like to talk about work in progress,
but the novel I'm working on now is definitely not horror.
- Poppy Z. Brite

If you talk about preemption you better know things
rather than think things.
- Byron Dorgan

In some cases I feel like they haven't appreciated
enough that growing up doesn't mean boring and old and not full of life.
I like to talk about that also.
- Jody Watley


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