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You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
-Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying small stones.
-Chinese proverb

Truth is not determined by majority vote.
-Doug Gwyn

People laugh at me because I'm different. I laugh at them because they are all the same.
-Not sure

Muslim solidarity can never force us to lower our standards.
-Abdul Hakim Murad

The person who gains the world and loses the hereafter is like zero multiplied by infinity.
-Ahmad Shokr

The existence of the fair sex does not justify the existence of an unfair sex.
-Abdul Hakim Murad

Islam makes a continuous struggle againts all superstitions or man-made beliefs that are a result of man's ignorance or arrogance.
-Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi

There is nothing in our book, the Qur'an, that teaches us to suffer peacefully. Our religion teaches us to be intelligent. Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone lays a hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
-Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

People of earlier times believed the Holy Qur'an to be the commandment of Allah, they contemplated over it throughout the night and acted upon it during the day. Whereas today you excercise particular care to pronounce its words and vowels correctly, but do not take it as the commandment (hukm) of Allah, and do not contemplate over it.
-Imam Hasan al-Basri (rahimahullah)

This Qur'an can either be your blessed reward, or it can become your unwieldy burden on the Day of Reckoning. Follow the Qur'an, and do not let the Qur'an follow you! For whosoever follows the Qur'an, it will lead him to the heavenly gardens of paradise, and whosoever is followed by the Qur'an, it will chase him and impel him until it shoves him into the abyss of hell-fire.
-Abu Musa al-Ash'ari (radhi Allahu 'anh)

Mutual forgiveness of each vice, Such are the gates of Paradise.
-William Blake

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
-Vernon Cooper

The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves.
-George Bernard Shaw

I have always held the religion of Muhammad in high estimation because of its wonderful vitality. it is the only religion which appears to me to possess that assimilating capacity to the changing phase of existence which can make itself appeal to every age. I have studied him -the wonderful man and in my opinion far from being an anti-Christ, he must be called the Savior of Humanity. I believe that if a man like him were to assume the dictatorship of the modern world, he would succeed in solving its problems in a way that would bring it the much needed peace and happiness: I have prophesied about the faith of Muhammad that it would be acceptable to the Europe of tomorrow as it is beginning to be acceptable to the Europe of today.
-George Bernard Shaw in 'The Genuine Islam'

The price of freedom is death.
-Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

The Qur'an is neither a book of abstract theories and cold doctrines, which the reader can grasp while seated in a cozy armchair, nor is it merely a religious book like any other religious books, the secrets of which can be grasped in oratories. This is the Book which inspired and directed a great movement which began with the preaching of a powerful message that transformed the world!
-Abul A'la Mawdudi (rahimahullah)

If our hearts were pure, they would never tire of reciting the Words of Allah (i.e. the Quran)!
-'Uthman ibn Affan (radhi Allahu 'anh)

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
-Martin Luther King

Leadership is action, not position.
Donald H. McGannon

Revolutionaries are the children and young people The young people are the ones who most quickly identify with the struggle and necessity to eliminate the evil conditions that exist.
-Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

There is only one Religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
-George Bernard Shaw

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
-Annie Dillard

The excellence of knowledge is due only to the fact that it causes a person to fear and obey Allah, otherwise it is just like anything else.
-Sufyan al-Thawri (rahimahullah)

Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.
-Mark Twain

The trouble with doing nothing is you never know when you're done.
-Anonymous

La ilaha ill Allah, Muhammadur Rasul Allah - seven words that changed the world in less than 25 years!
-Young Muslims UK

America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem...
- Malik El - Shabaaz (Malcolm X)

Wisdom comes with age, but sometimes age comes alone.
-Aneeza Ghaznavi

If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
-Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

Great minds have great purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
- Washington Irving

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
-Henry David Thoreau

Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
-Bernard M. Baruch

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
-Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.
-Albert Einstein

Revolutionaries are the children and young people The young people are the ones who most quickly identify with the struggle and necessity to eliminate the evil conditions that exist.
-Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

A schedule defends from chaos and whim.
- Annie Dillard

Don't let school interfere with your learning.
-Mark Twain

When in doubt, tell the truth.
-Mark Twain

A failure is a man who has blundered but is not able to cash in on the experience.
-Elbert Hubbard

The Islamic movement is organized and collective work that is undertaken by the people, to restore Islam to the leadership of society and to the helm of life.
-Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi

It's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.
-Anonymous

Your childen need your presence more than your presents.
-Jesse Jackson

I hope the time is not far off when I shall be able to unite all the wise and educated men of all the countries and establish a uniform regime based on the principles of Qur'an which alone are true and which alone can lead men to happiness.
-Napoleon Bonaparte in Cherfils' 'Bonaparte et Islam'

The existence of the fair sex does not justify the existence of an unfair sex.
-Abdul Hakim Murad

The believer regards his sin as if he were sitting beneath a mountain which he fears may fall on him (and crush him), whereas the sinner regards his sin as if it were a fly which lands on his nose and he (easily) swipes it away.
-'Abdullah ibn Mas'ood (radhi Allahu 'anh)

We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
-Maya Angelou

The society we live in today is characterized by something that was never present in our Prophet's Ummah - loneliness. This loneliness manifests itself in division and secularism, slowly decaying and destroying our society. The relationships we share with our family and friends can be at best described as an abstract mosaic, devoid of life and intensity.
-Kassem Abu Siraj

If greatness of purpose, smallness of means and astounding results are the three criteria of human genius, who could claim to compare any great man in modern history with Muhammad?
-Lamartine

Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Leaders are like eagles, they don't flock: you find them one at a time.
-Anonymous

To err is human, to forgive divine.
-Alexander Pope

This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man.
-Shakespeare

Man is created to be God's deputy on earth, and it is important to realize the obligation to rid ourselves of all illusions and to make our lives a preparation for the next life. Anybody who misses this chance is not likely to be given another
-Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens)

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