Persian Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Persian Quotes from Hugo Chavez, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, George McGovern, Maz Jobrani, Paul Cellucci. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

I don't care about the internal political system of the

I don’t care about the internal political system of the United States. I want to be a friend of United States, of its baseball, its institutions, its rock and roll, its workers, and its technology because we need it. I want to be friends of the Arab people, of the Persian people, of the Asian people.
Hugo Chavez
Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people.
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
I would not plan to base my campaign primarily on opposition to the war in the Persian Gulf.
George McGovern
Your stereotypical L.A. Persian kids were not working at Sbarro pizza in the mall, but I was.
Maz Jobrani
Ironically, the Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and personnel in the Persian Gulf I mentioned earlier who are fighting terrorism will provide more support indirectly to this war in Iraq than most of the 46 countries that are fully supporting our efforts there.
Paul Cellucci
But Canada remains a crucial partner in this global war on terrorism, and we are grateful for that. Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and military personnel continue anti-terrorist operations in the Persian Gulf.
Paul Cellucci
We were impressed with the size and scope of the Persian Gulf as we traveled to Islamabad, Pakistan.
Jon Porter
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Helen Keller
A Persian army being then subject to great inconveniences, for their horses are tied and generally shackled to prevent them from running away, and if an alarm happens, a Persian has the housing to fix, his horse to bridle, and his corslet to put on before he can mount.
As I have said for many years throughout this land, we’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
Al Gore
I’ve got 50,000 Facebook fans inside of Iran, and Facebook is banned in Iran. I think the people who follow ‘Humans of New York’ the most after New York City is Tehran. I have a really special affection for the Persian people because they’ve really taken to my work.
Brandon Stanton
I was Persian-American, but I hated bringing Persian food to school. I just didn’t want to stand out in that way. I wanted to be like everybody else.
Nahnatchka Khan
The entertainment industry isn’t a line of work encouraged in the Persian culture. When I called my dad to say I wanted to quit medicine, there was about three minutes of silence. I’m not sure he knew what to do with himself!
Nazanin Boniadi
I know I’m different. Even when I think about an acting career, there are so many limited roles to begin with. I have the ability to be Spanish, Indian, Italian, black, Persian. What roles do I see that compliment that?
I speak Urdu quite a lot, too, and I read a lot of Persian.
Juan Cole
Except for the projects in Israel, my being Israeli has contributed negatively to my global activity. It is hard for me, for example, to get projects in the Persian Gulf emirates.
Moshe Safdie
I like that I can write my name in Persian, and it’s a small unit, like a graphical unit. I feel the same way about my name in English, it’s a graphical unit.
Rostam Batmanglij
The Shat-el-Arab is a noble river or estuary. From both its Persian and Turkish shores, however, mountains have disappeared, and dark forests of date palms intersected by canals fringe its margin heavily, and extend to some distance inland.
Isabella Bird
I was always fascinated with science, and being Persian, it’s instilled in us at a young age to follow something very academic in our career.
Nazanin Boniadi
Like all Iranian kids, I grew up feeling strongly that the best part of dinner was tahdig, the crisp, golden crust that forms at the bottom of every pot of Persian rice – and sometimes other dishes, too.
Samin Nosrat
Fereydun, that’s my dad’s name. My grandmother, my dad’s mom, when she was pregnant, she was dating a man from Persia, a Persian gentleman. It wasn’t his child, but he was still very supportive and said, ‘Hey, this is a great name,’ and so it stuck. So that’s what she named him.
Fred Armisen
Medicine, anything academic, is a very Persian Iranian route to take in life, in one’s career.
Nazanin Boniadi