if, then

ان استطعت فكن عالما … فان لم تستطع فكن متعلما
فان لم تستطع فأحبهم …. فان لم تستطع فلا تبغضهم

عمر بن عبد العزيز

If you could, then be a scholar,
then, if you can’t, be a student,
then, if you can’t, love them,
then, if you can’t, then, don’t hate them—

‘Omar bn. ‘Abd al-‘Azeez

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