Sayyed Al-Qimni

Egyptian writer

Sayyid Al-Qemany, also al-Qimni, (13 March 1947 – 6 February 2022) was an Egyptian secular writer and thinker. His works emphasize the importance of critical thinking, and he was an opponent of Islamic fundamentalism, supporting separation of religion and state, and tolerance.

QuotesEdit

  • Islamic heritage froze a thousand years ago, in the fourth century of Islam. Since then it has not moved forward, has not evolved, and has not renewed itself.
    • Sayyid Al-Qimni, in: "[1]" at Al-Hurra TV, January 24, 2018
  • The real danger that the world faces is Islam, in its prevalent form in our Arab and Islamic world.
    • Sayyid Al-Qimni, in: "[2]" at Adhoc organization, May 22, 2016
  • All scorpions sting. Some scorpions have actually killed someone, while other scorpions have not killed yet. The only difference between them is that the latter have not had the chance to kill yet. They have not had the chance to perform the best act that brings you close to Allah. The best act that brings you close to Allah is storming into the enemy's midst. The best act that brings you close to Allah is the duty of jihad.
    • Sayyid Al-Qimni, in: "[3]" at Adhoc organization, May 22, 2016
  • I’m talking about our defeat and about realizing that we are worthless, that we are the dregs of the Earth’s nations. I was still a student when I said that we were in the garbage bin of nations. We are in the garbage bin of nations, and we don’t even know it. We feel as if we are like the Pharaohs, like Ramesses, and so on.
    • Sayyid Al-Qimni, in: "[4]" at eliasbejjaninews.com, September 28, 2015

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