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)
“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.”
Chance (1913), part II, Chapter 5
Dialogues of sovereigns and statesmen (1876 edition)
“Some hae meat and canna eat, - And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.”
The Kirkcudbright Grace (1790)
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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.