Tendulkar is to cricket what Michael Jordan is to basketball and Muhammad Ali to boxing.
I just wanted to pay tribute to him and talk about the situation." When asked if it was a conscious thing to give an eastern flavor to the song, Sheik says "Definitely... I know that he was, like, a big fan of Nusrat Fateh ali Khan and he was listening to a lot of that kind of music. There's also just a really mournful quality to that kind of string playing." Sheik says, "I wanted to send him off and say a few things about how much his music moved me and other people.jeff buckley
A man of vitality and vehemence, Mujib became the political Gandhi of the Bengalis, symbolizing their hopes and voicing their grievances. Not even Pakistan's founder, Mohammed ali Jinnah, drew the million-strong throngs that Mujib has attracted in Dacca. Nor, for that matter, has any subcontinent politician since Gandhi's day spent so much time behind bars for his political beliefs.sheikh mujibur rahman
The successors of Raja Wodeyar continued to patronize the art of painting by commissioning the temples and palaces to be painted with mythological scenes. However none of these paintings have survived due to Hyder ali and Tippu Sultan’s ascendance to power and the consequent ravages of war between them and the British.
One of the most emphatic dance forms that the City of Nawabs has given - the Lucknow Gharana of Kathak, which came into existence mainly in the court of Nawab Wajid ali Shah, the ruler of Avadh in 19th Century. Kathak, its exponents say, was so powerful that no other dance form posed a challenge to it for a long period.
Ut quod ali cibus est aliis fuat acre venenum. What is food to one may be literally poison to others.
Queria perdoar-lhe o Rei benino, Movido das palavras que o magoam; Mas o pertinaz povo, e seu destino (Que desta sorte o quis) lhe não perdoam. Arrancam das espadas de aço fino Os que por bom tal feito ali apregoam. Contra uma dama, ó peitos carniceiros, Feros vos amostrais, e cavaleiros?luís de camões
Ut quod ali cibus est aliis fuat acre venenum.lucretius
ali always said I would be nothing without him, but who would he have been without me?”joe frazier
Where are those proud people who will not allow the tomb of ali to be a target for the bullets of this armed infidel called America? Where are the guardians of (Imam) Hosein's honor, who will prevent the Najaf Seminary and the Iraqi Shiites from becoming targets for the horrible attacks of the infidel bullets? Now the infidels are attacking the most holy cities and countries of Islam.abdollah javadi-amoli
Could I forget that the event [Mehmet ali A?ca’s assassination attempt] in Saint Peter's Square took place on the day and at the hour when the first appearance of the Mother of Christ to the poor little peasants has been remembered for over sixty years at Fatima in Portugal? For, in everything that happened to me on that very day, I felt that extraordinary motherly protection and care, which turned out to be stronger than the deadly bullet.
A Muslim asked: "Oh Apostle of God, who are your kin whom you have ordered us to obey?" He replied, " ali (blessings and peace be upon him), Fatimah (blessings be upon her), and her two sons."
Learn from ali how to fight without your ego participating. God's lion did nothing that didn't originate from his deep center.jalal al-din muhammad rumi
These are the orders issued by the creature of Allah, ali, the son Abu Taalib (a) to Maalik, the son of Ashtar when he appointed Maalik as the Governor of Egypt to collect Zakat there, to combat the enemies of Islam and Egypt, to work for the welfare of its people and to look after its prosperity.
Narrated Ikrima: ali burnt some people and this news reached Ibn 'Abbas, who said, "Had I been in his place I would not have burnt them, as the Prophet said, 'Don't punish (anybody) with Allah's Punishment.' No doubt, I would have killed them, for the Prophet said, 'If somebody (a Muslim) discards his religion, kill him.' "
"If only people could follow the example set by Dr ali then Fiji would be a better country."
Some Zanadiqa (atheists) were brought to 'ali and he burnt them. The news of this event, reached Ibn 'Abbas who said, "If I had been in his place, I would not have burnt them, as Allah's Apostle forbade it, saying, 'Do not punish anybody with Allah's punishment (fire).' I would have killed them according to the statement of Allah's Apostle, 'Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him.'"
Abu Dharr took an oath that this verse:" These two adversaries who dispute about their Lord" (xxii. 19) was revealed in connection with those who on the Day of Badr came out (of rows to fight against the non-believers and they were) Hamza, 'ali, 'Ubaida b. Harith (from the side of the Muslims) and 'Utba and Shaiba, both of them the sons of Rabi'a and Walid b. 'Utba (from the side of the non-believers of Mecca).
A man asked Al-Bara' and I was listening, "Did 'ali take part in (the battle of) Badr?" Al-Bara' said, "(Yes). he even met (his enemies) in a duel and was clad in two armors (one over the other),"