The way of the superior man may be found, in its simple elements, in the intercourse of common men and women; but in its utmost reaches, it shines brightly through Heaven and Earth.
In Serbia a lot of people hate me because they want to westernize, not understanding that the western world is bipolar, with very good things and very bad things. Since they don't have experience of the west, they even believe that western shit is pie.
The inhabitants of the earth are of two sorts:
Those with brains, but no religion,
And those with religion, but no brains.
Abu'l-`Ala' al-Ma`arri (Arabic: أبو العلا المعري), poet of Ma`arra, quoted in Maalouf, Amin (1989). Crusades Through Arab Eyes.