Youssef Bey Karam
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Youssef Bey Karam (May 1823 – 7 April 1889) was a Maronite Christian of Lebanon who fought in the 1860 civil war and led a rebellion in 1866-1867 against rule by the Ottoman Empire.
- I shall sacrifice myself that Lebanon may live.
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- Quotations from Quotation page at Official site (further citations, or other translations are desirable).
- Respect the beliefs of other people, so your faith remains strong.
- Islam and Christianity do not contradict each other, but they meet in high values to achieve significant benefits for the world.
- Honest and sincere people contribute in guaranteeing conviviality, freedom and stability. Religious teachings help in promoting and reinforcing ethics, respect, nobility, generosity, modesty, love and rightness.
- Religion and extremism never meet, since the religion is the source of love, but extremism is the source of hatred.
- Each Christian and Muslim who acts aggressively, will be contradicting their religious teachings.