Maalouf Identity Famous Quotes & Sayings

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14 Maalouf Identity Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Maalouf Identity Sayings By Amin Maalouf: Can we reconcile indefinitely these two imperatives: the desire to preserve every individual's special identity Can we reconcile indefinitely these two imperatives: the desire to preserve every individual's special identity and the need for Europeans to be able to communicate with one another all the time and as freely as possible? We cannot leave it to time to solve the dilemma and prevent people from engaging, a few years hence, in bitter and fruitless linguistic conflicts. We know all too well what time will do.
The only possible answer is a voluntary policy aimed at strengthening linguistic diversity and based on a simple idea: nowadays everybody obviously needs three languages. The first is his language of identity; the third is English. Between the two we have to promote a third language, freely chosen, which will often but not always be another European language. This will be for everyone the main foreign language taught at school, but it will also be much more than that
the language of the heart, the adopted language, the language you have married, the language you love. — Amin Maalouf
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Amin Maalouf: The identity cannot be compartmentalized; it cannot be split in halves or thirds, nor have The identity cannot be compartmentalized; it cannot be split in halves or thirds, nor have any clearly defined set of boundaries. I do not have several identities, I only have one, made of all the elements that have shaped its unique proportions. — Amin Maalouf
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Amin Maalouf: The fact of simultaneously being Christian and having as my mother tongue Arabic, the holy The fact of simultaneously being Christian and having as my mother tongue Arabic, the holy language of Islam, is one of the basic paradoxes that have shaped my identity. — Amin Maalouf
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Frederick Lenz: To the great pharaohs it mattered a great deal to bury their treasures in the To the great pharaohs it mattered a great deal to bury their treasures in the pyramids, which they thought they would bring to the other worlds. But obviously it doesn't matter to them now. They went, the goods stayed. — Frederick Lenz
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Amin Maalouf: Every individual is a meeting ground for many different allegiances, and sometimes these loyalties conflict Every individual is a meeting ground for many different allegiances, and sometimes these loyalties conflict with one another and confront the person who harbors them with difficult choices — Amin Maalouf
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Rose George: 'MaerskKendal' is a rarity with its British flag, the 'LONDON' home port painted on its 'MaerskKendal' is a rarity with its British flag, the 'LONDON' home port painted on its bow, its two British chief officers, and its portrait of the queen in the mess room, apparently common courtesy on British ships, but a little alarming to me. — Rose George
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Milan Kundera: There is no perfection only lifeMilan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness Of Being There is no perfection only life
Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness Of Being — Milan Kundera
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Gus O'Donnell: The use of the Internet, the use of Twitter, the way protest movements developed ... The use of the Internet, the use of Twitter, the way protest movements developed ... This is a different world. — Gus O'Donnell
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Amin Maalouf: What makes me myself rather than anyone else is the very fact that I am What makes me myself rather than anyone else is the very fact that I am poised between two countries, two or three languages, and several cultural traditions. It is precisely this that defines my identity. Would I exist more authentically if I cut off a part of myself — Amin Maalouf
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Amin Maalouf: What we need to do is enter sensibly into an age of liberty and peaceful What we need to do is enter sensibly into an age of liberty and peaceful diversity, casting aside the injustices of the past without replacing them by new ones or by other kinds of exclusion or intolerance, and recognising the right of everyone to include several linguistic allegiances within his own identity. — Amin Maalouf
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Amin Maalouf: I no more believe in simplistic solutions than I do in simplistic identieties. The world I no more believe in simplistic solutions than I do in simplistic identieties. The world is a complex machine that can't be dismantled with a srewdriver. But that shouldn't prevent us from observing, from trying to understand, from discussing, and sometimes suggesting a subject for reflection. — Amin Maalouf
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Jon Huertas: I love comic books, comic book characters and superheroes. I love comic books, comic book characters and superheroes. — Jon Huertas
Maalouf Identity Sayings By William Gibson: It was called dub, a sensuous mosaic cooked from vast libraries of digitalized pop; it It was called dub, a sensuous mosaic cooked from vast libraries of digitalized pop; it was worship, Molly said, and a sense of community. — William Gibson
Maalouf Identity Sayings By Friedrich Nietzsche: There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth. — Friedrich Nietzsche