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Ahmed Zewail

Egyptian,  Scientist
Total Quotes : 77
Woman Religious Half

Although the Nasser revolution of 1952 was secular, the culture remained deeply religious - but it was a faith of moderation and tolerance. Women made up nearly half my class at university, and my senior academic adviser there was a woman. In Alexandria, my friends were Christians and Muslims.

- Ahmed Zewail

Country Middle 1920s

Egypt was the first democracy in the Middle East. Women were unveiled in the 1920s. Egypt is a country of civilization, of culture. It shouldn't be suffering.

- Ahmed Zewail

Benefits Receive Based

Higher education should be based on quality, not quantity; receive merit-based funding; and be free of unnecessary bureaucracy. Not the least of the benefits of educational reform is to foster the pride of achievement at national and international levels.

- Ahmed Zewail

Past Part Qualified

As someone from, and directly involved with, this part of the world, I am convinced Arabs are qualified to regain their glorious past.

- Ahmed Zewail

World How Everybody

Everybody in the world is - is ready for liberty. It's a question of how you do it.

- Ahmed Zewail

Egypt United Even

Despite differences of faith or even the occasional collisions between them, Egypt is united.

- Ahmed Zewail

Prime Which Wastes

Besides being a prime cause of poor economic growth, poor governance breeds corruption, which cripples investment, wastes resources, and diminishes confidence.

- Ahmed Zewail

Country Egypt Divided

Growing up in Egypt, I never saw the country as divided as it is today. We now have two main political groupings: the Islamist parties and the civil, or liberal, political parties.

- Ahmed Zewail

Mind New Discovered

I discovered how science is truly a universal language, one that forges new connections among individuals and opens the mind to ideas that go far beyond the classroom.

- Ahmed Zewail

Mathematics Chemistry

As a boy, it was clear that my inclinations were toward the physical sciences. Mathematics, mechanics, and chemistry were among the fields that gave me a special satisfaction.

- Ahmed Zewail

Nature Laws Uniting

From the dawn of history, science has probed the universe of unknowns, searching for the uniting laws of nature.

- Ahmed Zewail

Education Egypt Rather

I'd rather have the influence than the power, and the influence to me is to build institutions of independence and democracy, to regain for Egypt prestige in education and science and technology.

- Ahmed Zewail

Against September However

As recently as the September 11 event, the majority of Muslims were, as the rest of the world was, against its violence. However, if despair and humiliation continue in the population of more than one billion Muslims, the world will face increasing risks of conflicts and wars.

- Ahmed Zewail

Product Clash Fundamental

As a cultural product of both 'East' and 'West', I do not believe there is a fundamental basis for a clash of civilisations, or that the West is the cause of all problems.

- Ahmed Zewail

Curiosity Reveal Concept

Curiosity - the rover and the concept - is what science is all about: the quest to reveal the unknown.

- Ahmed Zewail

New Egypt Nation

Every effort should be made to help build the new democratic nation with reconciliation and forgiveness, for the sake of Egypt and not for the benefit of a party or a group.

- Ahmed Zewail

Media New New Media

I am not one of the new media experts working all the time with my computers and the PowerPoints and things of that sort.

- Ahmed Zewail

Think Muslim Wider

I can tell you that the majority of the Egyptians I know, they think of a much wider spectrum of people than the Muslim Brotherhood.

- Ahmed Zewail

Want United United States

As an instructor at Alexandria University, I did research that was published in international journals. Although I left to pursue a doctorate in the United States, it was not for want of a good life.

- Ahmed Zewail

Egypt Capital Latent

Egypt has great potential because of the latent power of its human capital.

- Ahmed Zewail