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Quotes of persian

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side. because it is the stitch that makes a carpet wear, gives it its life and bloom. – Rumer Godden
  4. 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
  5. But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose. – Lafcadio Hearn
  6. Persian social manners are well known, and there is no other society that can compete with them. – Moshe Katsav
  7. To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. – Helen Keller
  8. Rumi, who is one of the greatest Persian poets, said that the truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. – Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  9. Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people. – Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
  10. We were impressed with the size and scope of the Persian Gulf as we traveled to Islamabad, Pakistan. – Jon Porter
  11. Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf. – Jan Schakowsky
  12. The bulk of extra supplies that could be put into the market come from two places. One, they come from other Persian Gulf suppliers, of which Saudi Arabia is at the top of the list. – Daniel Yergin

Usage examples for persian

  1. " You look fit to be a sister in mind, though I hope not in manners, to the Persian poet, who described himself as 'scratching the head of Thought with the nails of Despair. – Stray Thoughts for Girls by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  2. Not by a million Persian parasangs- all. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  3. Now that he had beheld Lilith once more, he realized what entire hold she had taken of his thoughts since they two had parted on the deck of the Persian – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  4. The man who spoke Persian looked at her cheerfully. – The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel
  5. I never visited the Persian spy. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  6. In New York an auto means comfort and pleasure and advertisement, like a fur- lined overcoat with a Persian lamb collar. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  7. He had just returned to India after commanding a division in the Persian War. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  8. Persian for " a star." – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  9. The next morning he had not yet left his camp- bed- Procopius was standing near him, reading the sketch of a report to Justinian- when Chanaranzes, the Persian the leader of the body- guard, entered the tent, and cried: " The ships, general! – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  10. In the near future there will perhaps be a second route along the Persian frontier connecting the South Russian railways with those of British India, and that will save travelers the navigation of the Caspian. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  11. Then when he came to the wine, and had learned about the manner of its making, being exceedingly delighted with the taste of the drink he asked besides what food the king ate, and what was the longest time that a Persian man lived. – The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2) by Herodotus
  12. At the foot of the bed her silver Persian Polly Ann, lay curled on her own gray blanket. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  13. To them add the Welsh form carantthey love, and the Persian budendthey are. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  14. " I've carried your Persian poems round the world with me. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  15. But aren't you Persian yourself? – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  16. But none of it meant anything without the Persian which he could not read. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  17. I have found, on questioning a Persian gentleman, that he knew the meaning of many Rommany words from their resemblance to vulgar Persian though they were not in the Persian dictionary which I used. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  18. He discovered this superior power in the British Government, which gave him an appointment in the Persian Department. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  19. The latter pressed their enemy as far as the island of Psyttaleia, thus cutting off the Persian force on the island from their communications. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  20. But while the presumptive heir of the Persian throne was reduced to such a strange situation, how was Queen Chamsada employed? – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
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