Salahuddin Rabbani

The way Pakistan behaves┬áis because they have India phobia, there are military and civilian tensions and there is trust deficit between Afghanistan and Pakistan…After the formation of the national unity government, we did our best to go and work with Pakistan and we tried to open a new chapter of relations. On India phobia and the military and civilian tensions of the Pakistani leaders, this is something that they (Pakistan) have to sort it out

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Arnold Toynbee

It is already becoming clear that a chapter which had a Western beginning will have to have an Indian ending if it is not to end in self-destruction of the human race. At this supremely dangerous moment in human history , the only way of salvation is the ancient Hindu way. Here we have the attitude and spirit that can make it possible for the human race to grow together in to a single family.

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Arnold Toynbee

The last stage but one of every civilisation, is characterised by the forced political unification of its constituent parts, into a single greater whole.

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Arnold Toynbee

America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.

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Arnold Toynbee

Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.

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Arnold Toynbee

I don’t believe a committee can write a book. It can, oh, govern a country, perhaps, but I don’t believe it can write a book.

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Arnold Toynbee

Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.

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