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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Koran
 
  God desireth to make your burden light to you, for man hath been created weak.  1
  God taketh an account of all things.  2
  Haste is of the devil.  3
  Men have their metal, as of gold and silver.  4
  Paradise is for those who control their anger.  5
  The heavens and the earth, and all that is between them, think ye we have created them in jest?  6
  There is no God but God, the living, the self-subsisting.  7
  To God belongeth the east and the west; therefore, whithersoever ye turn yourselves to pray, there is the word of God, for God is omnipresent and omniscient.  8
  When a man dies, they who survive him ask what property he has left behind. The angel who bends over the dying man asks what good deeds he has sent before him.  9
 
 
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