Top 381 Quotes & Sayings by Iraqi Authors

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The minute you decide to do what you love to do, you have made a life plan for yourself and a career choice.
I wish to be a martyr, and I don't fear death.
When genocide is committed, it must be seen. People must look at it with open eyes, not minimize its impact. — © Nadia Murad
When genocide is committed, it must be seen. People must look at it with open eyes, not minimize its impact.
Corrupt people sometimes are smart; some of them are dull, but some of them are very smart. They can hide their corruption tactics.
There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!
If you stand for something you will have people for you and people against you. But if you stand for nothing you will have nobody for you and nobody against you.
Sometimes you just have to jump off the cliff without knowing where you will land.
Wishful thinking is one thing, and reality another.
Iraq will not allow any action on its soil that could harm the U.S. We don't want any action from our soil to target our neighbors.
We are succeeding in Iraq. Thank you, America.
I'm very ambitious, despite all the challenges I face in the streets.
An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent.
There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters, all of this because of too little Torah study. — © Ovadia Yosef
There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters, all of this because of too little Torah study.
We are in control, they are in a state of hysteria. Losers, they think that by killing civilians and trying to distort the feelings of the people they will win. I think they will not win, those bastards.
The Iraqi people will not allow any country to take possession of their own resources.
Anyone supported by the United States is cursed by us.
Whatever struggle happened between brothers, let us forget about it and turn the page forever and live united.
I think my story relates. When I started out, all I had was my passion and grit.
I beg you not to resort to demonstrations, for they have become nothing but burned paper.
A lot of people don't always know how successful our brand is and we don't ever talk about it. But it's exciting to see the brand resonate so well with people.
For the longest time, I just felt like I had to be really, really harsh to be taken seriously as a CEO.
I'm not on my phone when I eat.
The small Satan left and the great Satan came.
Obama has no power to change American policy because there are people who specialize in drawing these policies, which have been and still are hostile towards Islam.
Being from the Middle East paired with my upbringing in the United States had pretty polarising effects on the way I perceive beauty.
If it does not serve the Iraqi people, there are only political means that must be followed to reform the government - a new government that we must give a chance to prove that it is there to serve the people.
We must not only imagine a better future for women, children, and persecuted minorities; we must work consistently to make it happen - prioritizing humanity, not war.
The issue of what my role in the - in persuading the Bush administration to go to war has been greatly exaggerated.
We continue to resist the occupier militarily, culturally and by all means of the resistance.
There's a lot of projection that if you're in service then you shouldn't look good. I'm no different from anybody else. I like clothes, I like shoes, I like to go have nice dinners, I like to dance. Just because I've dedicated myself to serving women, why do you think I need to sacrifice myself?
To be able to live and train in Iraq under these circumstances you need to be brave.
If the government fails to listen to your demands, then you will decide what is best for you.
Maybe people will remember me for being a stylist, not a survivor.
Iraqi oil is sold by Iraq.
Do you know that people fall in love in war and go to school and go to factories and hospitals and get divorced and go dancing and go playing and live life?
Our main goal as Iraqi people is to drive the occupation out in any way.
The Kurdish people have the right of self-determination like every other nation in the world.
Divisiveness is not good for the people. — © Muqtada al Sadr
Divisiveness is not good for the people.
As long as I have ambition, maybe I can achieve something for my country.
I've had cystic acne; I've had it all.
I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq.
Make your enemy afraid, for it is impossible to remain quiet about their moral offences.
I ended up moving to Dubai and going into finance after college because of family pressure. I was trying to love it, but I just didn't.
Every human must take responsibility for his actions.
I grew up in Tennessee, where no one was really hairy, and with sisters who were so beautiful - my little sister was a pageant girl. But me, I was this weird-looking hairy child. I had more than just a unibrow; I feel like I had a mustache, a goatee.
We are more than one part of ourselves.
I didn't want people to know me as a victim.
It's my view that human dignity - an attribute which for years has been taken by the Left in British politics - resides in fact in Tory values of independence, individuality and self determination.
I can say, and I am responsible for what I am saying, that they have started to commit suicide under the walls of Baghdad. We will encourage them to commit more suicides quickly.
Anyone who seeks to be involved in politics should join hands with America. — © Muqtada al Sadr
Anyone who seeks to be involved in politics should join hands with America.
The resistance will be exclusively conducted by only one group. This new group will be defined soon by me.
As long as I can be physically healthy, I don't mind being curvy.
They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.
I've worn pretty much every hat in the beauty industry, from blogger to makeup artist to YouTube influencer to Instagram influencer to journalist.
When the Americans advance, we harass and retreat, fire from new positions and then retreat again. If the attacking force is too big, we call for support.
All Iraqis can unite to defeat terrorism and can unite to rebuild the country.
Corruption is a disease, and sometimes it's institutionalized. It takes years to remove it. But I want to remove it.
As prime minister of Iraq, I am required to act in accordance with the Constitution to protect all of the Iraqi people and to keep our country united.
This sounds really weird, but I feel like God has given me so many beauty dilemmas so I can help people.
Everyone was poor. We were satisfied with a life that was simple and humble. We were a peaceful, open people.
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