Al-Farabi Quotes (1 quote)
“A just city should favor justice and the just, hate tyranny and injustice, and give them both their just deserts.”
H. Gibb et al., eds., Mazalim, The Dictionary of Islam vol. IV (Leiden: Brill, 1991)
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)
Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
“Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table.”
―Marilyn vos Savant
Growing Up: A Classic American Childhood (2002)
“I'd always thought her half-baked, but now I think they didn't even put her in the oven.”
―P. G. Wodehouse
Jeeves in the Offing (1960)
Bio: Al-Farabi known in the West as Alpharabius, was a renowned scientist and philosopher of the Islamic Golden Age. He was also a cosmologist, logician, and musician.