Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Quotes (2 quotes)
“There is a wide knowledge gap between us and the developed world in the West and in Asia. Our only choice is to bridge this gap as quickly as possible, because our age is defined by knowledge.”
―Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum
Quoted in John Leyne, Dubai ruler in vast charity gift, BBC News (2007-05-19)
“If pigs could vote, the man with the slop bucket would be elected swineherd every time, no matter how much slaughtering he did on the side.”
―Orson Scott Card
“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.”
―Pearl S. Buck
To My Daughters, With Love (1967), "To You on Your First Birthday"
A Woman of No Importance (1893)
“To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum
Born: July 15, 1949 (age 68)
Bio: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also Sheikh Mohammed,, is the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, and constitutional monarch of Dubai.
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“What is Nature? An encyclopedical, systematic Index or Plan of our Spirit. Why will we content us with the mere catalogue of our Treasures? Let us contemplate them ourselves, and in all ways elaborate and use them.”