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)
The poems of Thomas Gray with critical notes, a life of the author, by John Mitford, Cochrane, 1814, p. 24
“It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.”
―Charles Caleb Colton
Lacon: or, Many things in few words, Charles Caleb Colton, 1821 (7th ed.), p. 226
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.