Quote of the week: human beings

No human being is only a Muslim and no human being is only an American. The people one might call Muslims, or Americans are also women and men; mothers, fathers daughters and sons; lovers and doctors and writers and schoolteachers; poor and wealthy; politically engaged and apathetic; sure in their beliefs and utterly uncertain. They are in other words complex multi-dimensional, unique and ever-changing
— Mohsin Hamid; a beginning