Persian Quotes On Friendship, Mother, Nature, Love, Death

Persian Quotes On Friendship, Mother, Nature, Love, Death

Persian Quotes On Friendship, Mother, Nature, Love, Death

Persian Quotes:

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.

Helen Keller

Engineering didn’t take to me. And what saved me and kept me in college was I ran into ROTC cadets who were in a fraternity called The Persian Rifles. And I found my place. I found discipline. I found structure. I found people that were like me and I liked.

Colin Powell

There has come into being a kind of a Shia belt from Tehran through Baghdad to Beirut. And this gives Iran the opportunity to reconstruct the ancient Persian Empire – this time under the Shia label.

Henry Kissinger

My mom, who left Iran in 1976, steeped us in the smells, tastes, and traditions of Persian cuisine.
Samin Nosrat

My orange Persian Mews hangs out with me while I write.

Karen Robards

I speak Urdu quite a lot, too, and I read a lot of Persian.

Juan Cole

If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side. because it is the stitch that makes a carpet wear, gives it its life and bloom.

Rumer Godden

The cornerstone of every Persian meal is rice, or polo.

Samin Nosrat

Persian cuisine is, above all, about balance – of tastes and flavors, textures and temperatures. In every meal, even on every plate, you’ll find both sweet and sour, soft and crunchy, cooked and raw, hot and cold.

Samin Nosrat

No Persian meal is complete without an abundance of herbs.

Samin Nosrat

When I was young, one Sunday every month or so, my mom would load my brothers and me into our station wagon and drive 80 miles north to Orange County, where we’d meet our extended family at a Persian restaurant for lunch.

Samin Nosrat

Like all Iranian kids, I grew up feeling strongly that the best part of dinner was tahdig, the crisp, golden crust that forms at the bottom of every pot of Persian rice – and sometimes other dishes, too.

Samin Nosrat

I grew up eating and loving Persian food, going to school, and everyone making fun of me.

Samin Nosrat

I read Rumi, the 13th-century Persian poet, every day.

Mary Oliver

As I have said for many years throughout this land, we’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.

Al Gore

I don’t care about the internal political system of the United States. I want to be a friend of United States, of its baseball, its institutions, its rock and roll, its workers, and its technology because we need it. I want to be friends of the Arab people, of the Persian people, of the Asian people.

Hugo Chavez

In fact, my mom would have gone to the Persian Gulf War had she not been pregnant with me.

Eric Reid

A Persian army being then subject to great inconveniences, for their horses are tied and generally shackled to prevent them from running away, and if an alarm happens, a Persian has the housing to fix, his horse to bridle, and his corslet to put on before he can mount.


I’m still ambiguously ethnic. I could be Persian – I could be anything. But I’m Italian and Jewish, so I’m a citizen of the world; that’s what I prefer.

Justin Baldoni

My living room has an oak-wood floor, Persian carpets, floor-to-ceiling bookcases, a large ficus and large fern, a fireplace with a group of photographs and drawings over it, a glass-top coffee table with a bowl of dried pomegranates on it, and sofas and chairs covered in off-white linen.

Janet Malcolm

The Shat-el-Arab is a noble river or estuary. From both its Persian and Turkish shores, however, mountains have disappeared, and dark forests of date palms intersected by canals fringe its margin heavily, and extend to some distance inland.

Isabella Bird
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