Marjane’s Parents (Mother and Father) Quotes in Persepolis
“You must understand that their love was impossible…because in this country you must stay within your own social class.”
“As long as there is oil in the middle east we will never have peace.”
My father was not a hero, my mother wanted to kill people…so I went out to play in the street.
“To have the Iraqis attack, and to lose in an instant everything you had built over a lifetime, that’s one thing…but to be spat upon by your own kind, it is intolerable!”
“Our country has always known war and martyrs, so, like my father said: ‘When a big wave comes, lower your head and let it pass!’”
“Now is the time for learning. You have your whole life to have fun!...In this country you have to know everything better than anyone else if you’re going to survive!!”