May 25, 2018

9 Inspirational Quotes from Sheikh Zayed


Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the late founding father of the United Arab Emirates, and this year are special one because its marks the 100th birth anniversary of the great father. His faith, vision and guiding principles lights the citizen and nation’s path.

Since the start of Ramadan I always saw this signage in The Dubai Mall with a number on the side, but I just ignored it and passed by until this morning by curiosity I get closer, stop, read, took a pamphlet and read again. It was a good read and the passages are worth sharing. Here’s what I got.

#1. “The United Arab Emirates serves as a role model for coexistence among different cultures that are represented by the millions who live in the UAE.”



#2. “To treat every person, no matter what his creed or race, as a special soul, is a mark of Islam.”


#3. “He who does not know from his past cannot make the best of his present and future, for it is from the past that we learn.”


#4. “The livelihood is from God. The money is God’s. The land is God’s. The grace is God’s. We are all God’s creations.”


#5. “Our youth are our true and perpetual wealth. They are the pillars on which our renaissance stands, the pivot of our development and leaders of the future.”


#6. “Future generations will be living in a world that is very different from that to which we are accustomed. It is essential that we prepare ourselves and children for that world.”


#7. “Education is a lantern which lights your path in a dark alley.”



#8. “Nations prosper by respecting and appreciating themselves, immortalizing their national figures and by committing to values of solidarity and participation.”


#9. “On land and in the sea, our fore-fathers lived and survived this environment. They were able to do so because they recognized the need to conserve it. To take from it only what they needed to live, and to preserve it for succeeding generations.”

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