"It's very difficult to talk about religion in Iran because religion has gotten so mixed up with politics."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Asghar Farhadi on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Asghar Farhadi on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Asghar Farhadi on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Asghar Farhadi on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Asghar Farhadi on Albert Camus
"Poetry, especially traditional Iranian poetry, is very good at looking at things from a number of different angles simultaneously."