مآ أجمّل أنْ تصمتْ
فيْ ؤجهْ منْ ينتظرْ منِك الخِصَام
وما أجمل أنْ تضحك
فيْ وجهْ منْ يُنتظرْ منك البكـاءْ
How beautiful is it to stay silent
When someone expects you to be enraged from them.
And how beautiful it is to laugh
When someone thinks you are going to shed tears.
In 2011, Tawakkol Karman became the first Yemeni, the first Arab woman, the second Muslim and, at 32 years-old, the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize. The trailblazer became the face and voice of the Yemeni uprising. She’s featured, along with 10 other inspiring women, in Al-Monitor’s slideshow of Mideast Trailblazers for International Women’s Day.
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Being told I was smart and above average from a young age was probably one of the worst things to happen to me because now I have a complex and question my entire existence when I dont excel at something right away
What’s the proper name for such an outfit?