People by name, Q with Quotes

28 people with 326 quotes

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Qadri, Muhammad Ilyas2Muhammad Ilyas Qadri (born July 12, 1950) is a Pakistan born religious leader and founder in 1980 of Dawat-e-Islami.
Qaradawi11Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi (born 1926) is an Egyptian Islamic cleric who is also a television personality and author of many books on Islam. He is the president of the International Union for Muslim Scholars.
Qasim ibn Hasan1Al-Qasim ibn Hasan(Arabicالقاسم بن الحسن( Sha'aban 7, 47 AH /September 19, 668 CE – Muharram 10, 61 AH /October 10, 680 CE), was the son of the Imām, Hasan ibn Ali from his wife Umm Farwa, and grandson of Ali ibn Abi Talib and Fatimah. He took part in the battle of Karbala, in which he was killed.
Qasim, Abd al-Karim46Abd al-Karim Qasim (21 November 1914 – 9 February 1963) was the Prime Minister of Iraq from 1958 to 1963.
Qassem, Naim2Sheikh Naim Qassem (born in Beirut in 1953) is the Deputy Secretary General of Hezbollah.
Qi Jiguang2Qi Jiguang (simplified Chinese: 戚继光; traditional Chinese 戚繼光; 12 November 1528 – 5 January 1588) was a Ming dynasty Chinese military general who defended China against wokou pirates and reinforced the Great Wall against Mongol incursions. He authored several military manuals which have been widely read in China, Korea, and Japan.
Qin Shi Huang2Qin Shi Huang (秦始皇. trans. Qin First Emperor) (259 BC – 210 BC) was the first Emperor of China and the foundation of Qin dynasty.
Quadros, Jânio5Jânio Quadros (1917-01-15 - 1992-02-16) was a Brazilian politician who was President of Brazil in 1961.
Qualtinger, Helmut3Helmut Qualtinger (8 October 1928 – 29 September 1986) was an Austrian-born film and stage actor, writer, reciter and cabaret performer. In his near 40-year career, Qualtinger appeared in dozens of stage performances and in more than 40 film and television productions. He was particularly known for his performances in cabaret revues during the 1950s and as a serious actor until the 1970s, on stage and later in national and international TV productions and films.
Quammen, David2David Quammen (born 1948) is an award-winning science, nature and travel writer.
Quarles, Francis23Francis Quarles (baptised May 8 1592, died September 8 1644) was a prolific English prose-writer and poet. He is now best known for his Emblems (1638) and other moral and devotional verse.
Quayle, Dan43James Danforth "Dan" Quayle (born 4 February 1947) is a former United States Representative, Senator, the 44th Vice President of the United States (1989–1993), and a minor candidate for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination. After retiring from politics, he became the chairman of Cerberus Capital Management.
Queen Latifah2Queen Latifah (born Dana Elaine Owens on March 18, 1970) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer and Academy Award-nominated actress.
Quesnay, François4François Quesnay (June 4, 1694 – December 16, 1774) was a French economist of the Physiocratic school. He is known for publishing the "Tableau économique" (Economic Table) in 1758, which provided the foundations of the ideas of the Physiocrats.
Quest, Richard3Richard Quest (born 9 March 1962 in Liverpool) is a British news anchor based in London on the Cable News Network edition CNN International.
Quetelet, Adolphe52Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet (or Quételet) (22 February 1796 – 17 February 1874) was a Belgian astronomer, mathematician, statistician and sociologist. He founded and directed the Brussels Observatory and was perpetual secretary of the Royal Academy of Brussels. Quetelet was influential in introducing statistical methods to the social sciences.
Quezon, Manuel L.3Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (August 19, 1878 – August 1, 1944) was President of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944.
Quigley, Carroll79Carroll Quigley (9 November 1910 – 3 January 1977) was a noted American historian, polymath, and theorist of the evolution of civilizations, best known for his books The Evolution of Civilizations (1961) and Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World in Our Time (1966). He was noted for his teaching work as a professor at Georgetown University, for his academic publications, and for his research on secret societies.
Quillen, Jimmy3James "Jimmy" Henry Quillen (January 11, 1916 – November 2, 2003) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from northeast Tennessee from 1963 to 1997.
Quillen, Robert3Verni Robert Quillen (25 March 1887 – 9 December 1948) was an American humorist.
Quiller-Couch, Arthur7Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (21 November 1863 – 12 May 1944) was a Cornish writer, who published under the pen name of Q.
Quincy, Josiah1Josiah Quincy III (February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1805–1813), Mayor of Boston (1823–1828), and President of Harvard University (1829–1845). The historic Quincy Market in downtown Boston is named in his honor.
Quincy, Josiah1Josiah Quincy II (February 23, 1744 – April 26, 1775) was a famous American lawyer. He was father of Josiah Quincy III, and son of the first Josiah Quincy I (1709–1784).
Quindlen, Anna6Anna Quindlen (born July 8, 1952) is an American journalist and opinion columnist whose New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992.
Quine, Willard van Orman16Willard Van Orman Quine (25 June 1908 – 25 December 2000) was an influential 20th Century American philosopher and logician.
Quinlan, John1John Quinlan (born October 30, 1974, in Winchester, Massachusetts) is a former American bodybuilder, professional wrestler and fitness model from Boston, Massachusetts.
Quinn, Anthony2Anthony Quinn (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001) was a two-time Academy Award-winning Mexican/American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He is perhaps best known in the US for his roles in two Hollywood films, the title role in Zorba the Greek and his Oscar-winning performance in Viva Zapata!, while in the rest of the world he is associated with his role of the brutish circus strongman Zampanò in Federico Fellini's La strada.
Qutb, Sayyid1Sayyid Qutb (October 1906 – 29 August 1966) was an Egyptian author, Islamist, and the leading intellectual of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood in the 1950s and 60s. He is considered a major influence on Sheikh Osama bin Laden and Imam Khamenei.
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