Category Archives: Famous Quotesاقتباس مشهور

Freedom or Peace

The image of the Statue of Liberty in this piece is created using only the Arabic translation of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote“I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.” The text is written in the Diwani Jali script repeated … Continue reading

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Ode of Labid

The two verses featuring this image are taken from Ode of Labid pre-islamic Moa’alkat written in Diwani Jali script. Dimensions: 29x42cm. في هذه الصورة بيتين شعر من قبل الإسلام مأخوذين من معلقة لبيد ومكتوبين بالخط الديواني الجلي Noble we; our … Continue reading

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Mutanabbi’s Lion

This piece features Al-Mutanabbi’s proverb “إذا رأيت نيوب الليث فلا تظنن أن الليث يبتسم” “Just because you see the lion’s teeth don’t assume that the lion is smiling” The quote is written exactly six times throughout the image of the … Continue reading

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Take the Leap – Original Arabic Calligraphy

The figure of a woman jumping is created using the Diwani Djali script. The text reads “Always do what you are afraid to do” and is repeated exactly three times to create the shape of this woman conquering her fear. … Continue reading

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Malcolm X مالكوم إكس

The face of Malcolm X, famous African American Muslim leader and human rights activist, is depicted using the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script. The text is an Arabic translation of the following quote, obviously repeated many times: “If violence is … Continue reading

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Voice صوت

The poem ‘Voice’ by Syrian poet, Rasha Omran, is written exactly once to write the word ‘Sawt’ meaning voice or noise, all written in the Diwani Jali Arabic Calligraphy script.

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Gibran’s Friendship صداقة جبران

Khalil Gibran eloquently describes friendship in his famous book ‘The Prophet‘. This quote (seen at the bottom) is written exactly once in the Diwani Jali Arabic calligraphy script to write the word ‘friendship’ (sadaaqa) once again in large letters. The … Continue reading

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