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.lucretius
Ut quod ali cibus est aliis fuat acre venenum.
It wastheafternoon of myeighty-first birthday, and Iwas in bed with my catamite when ali announced that the archbishop had come to see me.Wilson
Legends die hard, and ali is learning that even he cannot be forever young.howard cosell
I am who I am, and yes, I whipped ali all three times.joe frazier
ali kept calling me ugly, but I never thought of myself as being any uglier than him, I have 11 babies, somebody thought I was cute.joe frazier
When I think of the people who have been there, and the people I grew up admiring - the likes of Muhammad ali, Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard... it's just incredible that I'm in the same sort of club.Barry McGuigan
Mir Bahadur ali is, as we have seen, incapable of evading the most vulgar of art's temptations: that of being a genius.jorge luis borges
It was in 1769 that Hyderabad got preeminence after Nizam ali Khan Asaf Jah-II, the second ruler of the dynasty, made it the capital of his kingdom instead of Aurangabad. By then, two bloody battles had been fought for Hyderabad.
Kings of the Nizam dynasty were said to be among the richest men in the world. They indulged their fantasies on an extraordinary extent. For instance, the ninth Nizam of Hyderabad, Mahbub ali, Asif Jha VI (1869-1911) is reputed to have never repeatedly worn a dress. It is said that his wardrobe filled an entire wing of the palace and stood two storeys high.Ababu Minda Yimene
If ali says a mosquito can pull a plow, don't ask how. Hitch him up.
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.
"On the matter of political relations with Iran, the sheikh was absolutely clear. Hizbollah regards the Iranian supreme leader, in this case Ayatollah ali Khamenei, as its ultimate authority; all major political decisions regarding Hizbollah are referred to – when not actually taken in – Iran. He gave the example of the decision taken in 1992 to enter Lebanese national politics: Hizbollah set up a commission, which prepared a report, with various options; this report was sent to Iran; it was Ayatollah Khamenei himself who took the final decision, in favour of participation."
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."
ali: 6 As to those who reject Faith, it is the same to them whether thou warn them or do not warn them; they will not believe. Pickthall: 6 As for the Disbelievers, Whether thou warn them or thou warn them not it is all one for them; they believe not.
ali: 24 But if ye cannot- and of a surety ye cannot- then fear the Fire whose fuel is men and stones,- which is prepared for those who reject Faith. Pickthall: 24 And if ye do it not - and ye can never do it - then guard yourselves against the Fire prepared for disbelievers, whose fuel is of men and stones.
ali: 85 If anyone desires a religion other than Islam (submission to Allah), never will it be accepted of him; and in the Hereafter He will be in the ranks of those who have lost (All spiritual good). Pickthall: 85 And whoso seeketh as religion other than the Surrender (to Allah) it will not be accepted from him, and he will be a loser in the Hereafter.
My words are the words of my father, and the words of my father are the words of my grandfather, and the words of my grandfather are the words of my great-grandfathers - Hasan and Husayn; and their words are the words of ali, and the words of ali are the words of the Prophet of Allah; and the words of the Prophet are the words of Allah.
And no soul can die but with Allah's permission -- the term is fixed. And whoever desires the reward of this world, We give him of it, and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We give him of it. And We shall reward the grateful. 144 Maulana Muhammad ali translation