Hossein Nuri

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I'm not afraid of not being, because being is everlasting.

Hossein Nuri (born July 1, 1954) is an Iranian painter, playwright and filmmaker. He is known for his achievements in painting, theatre, and cinema despite his physical limitations caused by being tortured in pre-revolutionary Iran for writing a play in defense of human rights.

Quotes[edit]

  • Fear when the friend fears you.
    • As quoted in Illuminationist Depictions (2015) by Nadia Maftouni, p. 62
  • I'm not afraid of not being, because being is everlasting.
    • As quoted in Illuminationist Depictions (2015) by Nadia Maftouni, p. 61
  • Every definition has a deviation.
    • As quoted in Illuminationist Depictions (2015) by Nadia Maftouni, p. 26
  • If you don't make the context, the context will make you.
  • The more a lie contains truth, the more it is evil.
  • Outer beauty without inner beauty is hideous.
    • As quoted in Turning Fear Into Power (2014) by Linda Sartor, p. 181
  • There is no certainty, save for the one who says there is no certainty.
    • As quoted in Rattlesnake (2015) by Nadia Maftouni and Davud Kianian, p. 56
  • One understands time when there is no time.
    • As quoted in Turning Fear Into Power (2014) by Linda Sartor, p. 182
  • Art is the dealer of heart.
    • As quoted in Illuminationist Depictions (2015) by Nadia Maftouni, p. 70

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