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Tour of Islamic Art

Tour of Islamic Art

Tour of Islamic Art

Islamic art encompasses the visual arts produced in the Islamic world and covers a wide range of lands, periods, and genres, including Islamic architecture, Islamic calligraphy, Islamic miniature, Islamic glass, Islamic pottery, and textile arts such as carpets and embroidery

Islamic Religious art is represented by calligraphy, architecture and furnishings of religious buildings, such as mosque fittings, woodwork and carpets. Islamic Secular artistic production also flourished in the Islamic world, especially in scientific instruments and household items and personal items.

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Arabic Proverbs

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“A house divided cannot stand.”

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“No crowd ever waited at the gates of patience.”

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“Arrogance diminishes wisdom.”

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“Avoid the company of liars, but if you can’t, don’t believe them.”

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“A secret is like a dove: when it leaves my hand it takes wing.”

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“The best answer will come from the person who is not angry.”

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“A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.”

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“A sense of humour is the pole that adds balance to our steps as we walk the tightrope of life.”

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“Send a wise man; don’t advise him.”

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“Ask the experienced rather than the learned.”

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“Every sun has to set.”

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“Beware the levelheaded person if they’re angry.”

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“Be wary around your enemy once, and your friend a thousand times.”

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“Everyone is critical of the flaws of others, but blind to their own.”

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“The smarter you are, the less you speak.”

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“If you’re unable to reward, then make sure to thank.”

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“Visit rarely, and you will be more loved.”

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“Go with the lesser of two evils.”

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“It’s better to fix what you have than wait to get what you don’t have.”

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“If the wind blows, ride it.”

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“Time is made of gold.”

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“A tree begins with a seed.”

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“The key to everything is determination.”

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“Silence is a sign of approval.”

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“Avoid that which requires an apology.”

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“Lying is a disease, and the truth is a cure.”

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“An envious person is the unhappiest.”

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“Anger begins with madness, but ends in regret.”

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“Good health is a crown worn by the healthy than only the ill can see.”
– Islamic Proverb

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