"The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Omar Sharif on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Omar Sharif on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Omar Sharif on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Omar Sharif on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Omar Sharif on Abraham Lincoln
"He read his mind. He's a strange sort of man, isn't he? It's not just the advice and the wisdom that he has."