My countrymen have the right to shake my hand and talk to me if they so wish. Don't forget that their support and their reading of my works is what brought me the Nobel prize.
It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man well than to be always praying and fasting and touching one's head to a prayer mat.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
My wife thought I deserved it, but I always thought the Nobel a Western prize.