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“... in the traditional family structure of Persia ... one simply cannot discard close relatives just because one does not like them; rather one has to accommodate them, make allowances and accept them, like misfortune.”
“The verb 'to love' in Persian is 'to have a friend.' 'I love you' translated literally is 'I have you as a friend,' and 'I don't like you' simply means 'I don't have you as a friend.'”
“Of all musical instruments the human voice is the most beautiful, for it is made by God.”
Shusha Guppy, Iranian writer, editor, singer, songwriter
(1938 - 2008)
Born: Shamsi Assār.