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)
“All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.”
Le bourgeois gentilhomme (The Bourgeois Gentleman), 1670
“It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.”
As quoted in The Book of Poisonous Quotes (1993) edited by Colin Jarman, p. 232.
“Of all hatreds that the world produces, a wife's hatred for her husband, when she does hate him, is the strongest.”
Phineas Redux (1874)
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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.