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Marmaduke William Pickthall Quotes & Sayings

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We (Easterners) are not like the Franks, who barter everything, even their most sacred feelings, even love. — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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I myself have always, since that day, felt it my duty to give alms to murderers in Eastern lands. — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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No truly great one ever argues with a crowd. He chooses out one man, and speaks to him, him only. — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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A man who journeys in the desert finds a guide among the desert people, and he who journeys on the sea trusts seamen. — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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For us (Muslims) death is an incident: for them (the Europeans), the end. — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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...The Qur'an cannot be translated. ...The book is here rendered almost literally and every effort has been made to choose befitting language. But the result is not the Glorious Qur'an, that inimitable symphony, the very sounds of which move men to tears and ecstasy. It is only an attempt to present the meaning of the Qur'an-and peradventure something of the charm in English. It can never take the place of the Qur'an in Arabic, nor is it meant to do so... — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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Looking round upon those eager, friendly faces, I compared them with the cold face of the [christian] missionary, who suddenly appeared to me as a great bird of prey — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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Men learn wisdom from their sins, not from their righteous deeds. — Marmaduke William Pickthall

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Each man must see with his own eyes and not another's. People are as one finds them, good or bad. They change with each man's vision, yet remain the same. — Marmaduke William Pickthall