Queen Rania of Jordan

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We only seem to learn from Life that Life doesn't matter so much as it seemed to do—it's not so burningly important, after all, what happens. We crawl, like blinking sea-creatures, out of the Ocean onto a spur of rock, we creep over the promontory bewildered and dazzled and hurting ourselves, then we drop in the ocean on the other side: and the little transit doesn't matter so much.
D. H. Lawrence
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Queen Rania with Laura Bush and Sesame Street characters Khokha (left) and Elmo (right)

Queen Rania Al-Abdullah (Arabic: رانية العبدالله) (born Rania Al-Yassin on August 31 1970), is the queen consort of King Abdullah II, the king of Jordan.


  • Over the last three years, most victims of terrorism have been Muslim. So there's not a war between Muslims and non-Muslims, but between extremists and moderates of all the religions.
    • Quoted in AFP, "Muslim women don't have to wear veils: Queen Rania", 9 February 2007[1]
  • What is important is not to live in fear. The most dangerous [thing to do] is to give up and lose hope. The main enemy is not terrorism or extremism, but ignorance.


  • You educate a woman, you educate a family. You educate a girl, you educate the future.


  1. "Muslim women don't have to wear veils: Queen Rania", AFP (via Yahoo! News), 9 February 2007. URL accessed on 2007-02-10.

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