Islam Quotes

Al-Hasan Al-Basri

The world is 3 days: As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that was
The world is 3 days: As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work on it.

Leo Tolstoy

Muhammad has always been standing higher than the Christianity. He does not consider god as a
Muhammad has always been standing higher than the Christianity. He does not consider god as a human being and never makes himself equal to God. Muslims worship nothing except God and Muhammad is his Messenger. There is no any mystery and secret in it.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Nobody has eaten better food than that won by his own labour.

James Gavin

Among leaders who have made the greatest impact through ages, I would consider Muhammad before Jesus Christ.

Martin Amis

It’s possible to be flippant here, when Jihadists fly aircraft into buildings they shout God is Great, what do atheists shout when they do it?

Habeeb Akande

The hardest and greatest thing a human being can do is submit to his Creator.

Alphonse De Lamartine

Philosopher, orator, apostle, legislator, warrior, conqueror of ideas, restorer of rational dogmas, of a cult without images, the founder of twenty terrestrial empires and of one spiritual empire: that is MUHAMMAD. As regards all the standards by which human greatness may be measured, we may well ask IS THERE ANY MAN GREATER THAN HE?

Imam Ja'Far Al-Sadiq

Verily, knowledge is a lock and its key is the question.

Osman Bakar

Islam deals not only with what man must and must not do, but also with what he needs to know. In other words, Islam is both a way of acting and doing things and a way of knowing.

Osman Bakar

The sun symbolizes the Divine intelligence; the empty vastness of space symbolizes the Divine All-Possibility and also the Divine immutability; a bird symbolizes the soul; a tree symbolizes the grades of being; and water symbolizes knowledge and rain revelation.

Osman Bakar

Faith in Qur'anic revelation unveils all the possibilities that lie before the human intellect.

Osman Bakar

The unity of scientific and spiritual knowledge is realized when each of the particular sciences is organically related to the supreme knowledge of al-tawhid.

Osman Bakar

Rationalism is false not because it seeks to express reality in rational mode, so far as this possible, but because it seeks to embrace the whole of reality in the realm of reason, as if the reason coincides with the very principle of things.

Osman Bakar

To the extent that in one's act of faith one participates in the truth through reason and heart, faith already implies a particular level of knowledge and of certainty.


Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.

Marmaduke William Pickthall

Men learn wisdom from their sins, not from their righteous deeds.

Nauman Khan

The little dove, in her nest, in my kitchen window, still awake, all scared, waiting for the storm to pass and we humans are sleeping peacefully, believing that our concrete houses will save us...

Unknown Author

There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.

Unknown Author

We are nearer to him than his jugular vein.

Unknown Author

It is He Who sent down to thee, in truth, the Book (Quran), confirming what went before it; and He sent down the Law (of Moses) and the Gospel (of Jesus) before this, as a guide to mankind, and He sent down the criterion (Quran) (of judgment between right and wrong). - Holy Quran 3:3

Malcolm X

اذا كان الانسان مع الله كان الله معه وأرسل له عند الحاجة علامات تدل على ذلك.

Malcolm X

إن عبادة الإله الواحد وحدها ستقرب الانسان من السلام الذي يتكلم عليه الجميع ولايفعل أحد

Junaid E Mustafa

Tears before God water dreams.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet The Bequest I have nothing to leave you except my family.. Idries
Saying of the Prophet
The Bequest
I have nothing to leave you except my family.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet Love Do you think you love your Creator? Love your fellow-creature first..
Saying of the Prophet
Do you think you love your Creator? Love your fellow-creature first.

Dagobert D. Runes

The Hebrews have no name for Him, the Moslems have a hundred. Both suggest the same thing, that there are concepts as well as emotions that can be communicated only allegorically.

Yasmin Mogahed

Tear your heart out of your chest. And hand it to God. There is no other healing. I swear, there is no other healing.

Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq

O Allah, You know me better than I know myself, and I know myself better than these people who praise me. Make me better than what they think of me, and forgive those sins of mine of which they have no knowledge, and do not hold me responsible for what they say.

Marmaduke William Pickthall

For us (Muslims) death is an incident: for them (the Europeans), the end.

Tucker Elliot

Some people have a heart to do evil and they don’t care if you’re Muslim or Christian.


Knock, And He'll open the door
Vanish, And He'll make you shine like the sun
Fall, And He'll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing, And He'll turn you into everything.

Yann Martel

I challenge anyone to understand Islam, its spirit, and not to love it. It is a beautiful religion of brotherhood and devotion.

Ibn 'Ata' Allah Al-Iskandari

What has he found who has lost God?
And what has he lost who has found God?

Mahatma Gandhi

Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
When oppression exists, even the bird dies in its nest.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Women are the twin-halves of men.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Whoever invades people´s privacy corrupts them.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
The Faithful are mirrors, one to the other.

Idries Shah

E’ Dio che dà, io sono solo un distributore.

Ahmed Deedat

Language is the key to the heart of people.


در غم ما روزها بی گاه شد
روزها با سوزها همراه شد

Christopher Hitchens

Who are your favorite heroines in real life? The women of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran who risk their lives and their beauty to defy the foulness of theocracy. Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Azar Nafisi as their ideal feminine model.

Zakir Naik

People who change their religion should face the death penalty.

Robert Ferrigno

The faith is not the problem, Bernadette. The problem is the faithful.

Timothy J. Winter

Religion is never more tested than when our emotions are ablaze. At such a time, the timeless grandeur of the Law and its ethics stand at our mercy.

Idries Shah

Three Things
Three things cannot be retrieved:
The arrow once sped from the bow
The word spoken in haste
The missed opportunity.

(Ali the Lion, Caliph of Islam, son-in-law of Mohammed the Prophet),

Thomas Carlyle

The lies (Western slander) which well-meaning zeal has heaped round this man (Muhammad) are disgraceful to ourselves only.

Jim Al-Khalili

Arabic science throughout its golden age was inextricably linked to religion; indeed, it was driven by the need of early scholars to interpret the Qur'an.


Do you order righteousness of the people and forget yourselves while you recite the Scripture? Then will you not reason?

Greg Mortenson

Just as the Torah and Bible teach concern for those in distress, the Koran instructs all Muslims to make caring for widows, orphans, and refugees a priority.

Tim Kreider

Biblical, Talmudic, or Koranic literalists remind me of children wrinkling their noses at Belon oysters and asking for more Chef Boy-E-Dee. They want the world to be as simple as they are.

Tucker Elliot

America isn’t perfect but there’s not a better place in the world for people of any faith.

Michael Muhammad Knight

You know,” said Jehangir, breaking the silence, “it's only Muslims who use the term 'innovation' to mean something bad.

Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin

Islam is not man's ultimate justification to do as he pleases-it is, instead, a religion built on reason and evidence. If each of us asks the ustaz for the causes of his religious opinions, then we should, by doing so, help realise the principles of Islam and thus improve intellectual discussion in our own community.

Nick Cohen

No one is as murderously 'Islamophobic' as Islamists are.

Salman Rushdie

Mahound comes to me for revelation, asking me to choose between monotheist and henotheist alternatives, and I'm just some idiot actor having a bhaenchud nightmare, what the fuck do I know, yaar, what to tell you, help. Help.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Everywhere where detestable Islam has not yet driven out the ancient, profound religions of humanity with fire and sword, my ascetic results would have to fear the reproach of being trivial

R. Joseph Hoffmann

It's rather simple. God deliver us from people who know so little that they will kill for what little they know.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Some behaviour
I am like a man who has lighted a fire, and all the creeping things have rushed to burn themselves in it.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet.
Lies, promises, trust
He is not of mine who lies, breaks a promise or fails in his trust.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Speak to everyone in accordance with his degree of understanding.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Ink and Blood
The ink of the learned is holier than the blood of the martyr.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
You ask for a piece of advice. I tell you: 'Do not get angry.' He is strong who can withhold anger.

M.J. Alohmayed

Freedom is the backbone of Islam, and it is guaranteed for all humans. Whether you are a Muslim, Christian, Jew, agnostic or an atheist; one is free to believe in what they want. Other people have no religious obligation to impose their beliefs on you; in fact, they have an obligation NOT to.

M.J. Alohmayed

Invasion was never a holy war in Islam, but it was holy in political Islam and the Islamic states and empires; after all, what is better than religion to drive people to war?!

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Envy devours good deeds, as a fire devours fuel.

Idries Shah

One hour's teaching is better than a whole night of prayer.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
No monkery in Islam.

Idries Shah

Day and Night
The night is long: do not shorten it by sleep. The day is fair: do not darken it with wrongdoing.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
Humility and courtesy are themselves a part of piety.

Idries Shah

Helping others
I order you to assist any oppressed person, whether he is a Moslem or not.

Idries Shah

Saying of the Prophet
God it is who gives: I am only a distributor.


Jelas sekali bahwasanya rumah tangga yang aman damai ialah gabungan di antara tegapnya laki-laki dan halusnya perempuan

Kristiane Backer

God does not expect of us what we cannot do, but He does
expect what we can do’.

Jim Al-Khalili

In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain.

Leila Aboulela

Allah tests our patience and our fortitude. He tests out strength of faith. be patient and there will endless rewards for you, insha'Allah" - Utaz Badr

Leila Aboulela

The Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said, When Allah loves a people, He tries them.

Aisha Mirza

sometimes we need the world and all the people on her to abandon us so we can turn to the One who will never leave us stranded.

Taqiyuddin Al-Nabhani

ينهض الإنسان بما عنده من فكر عن الحياة والكون والإنسان، وعن علاقتها جميعها بما قبل الحي

Sam Harris

In Islam, it is the "moderate" who is left to split hairs,
because the basic thrust of the doctrine is undeniable: convert, sub-
jugate, or kill unbelievers; kill apostates; and conquer the world.

Nouman Ali Khan

The real dawah to Islam is the character of a Muslim.

Ayisha Tabbassum

O Woman - Allah has made you the Queen of Piety and Modesty, Don't belittle yourself to be the slave of unlawful admiration and mortal fame & fortune.

Polly Toynbee

The pens sharpen – Islamophobia! No such thing. Primitive Middle Eastern religions (and most others) are much the same – Islam, Christianity and Judaism all define themselves through disgust for women's bodies.

Tariq Ramadan

I have learned that one should say "Peace!" to those who shout their hatred for one's being and presence or at one's passage.

Tariq Ramadan

If there is a smoke, there is a fire, the saying goes, That is quite true, but one should find what the fire is, and who lit it.

Tariq Ramadan

The 'fires'n that produce thick, rarely innocent, often strategic smoke should therefore be scrutinized. they should be known and identified; and when they involve dishonesty, lies, or manipulation, they they should be ignored.

Simon Cottee

Al Qaeda's central political objective is the creation of an Islamic republic, not the progressive realignment of American foreign policy.

Marc Cooper

Nothing - not even the US Army - more threatens the future of a democratic, pluralistic and (dare we wish, secular) Iraq than the political ascendancy of Islamic fascists like Al Sadr.

Christopher Hitchens

I used to call myself a single-issue voter on the essential question of defending civilization against its terrorist enemies and their totalitarian protectors, and on that 'issue' I hope I can continue to expose and oppose any ambiguity.

Gary Patton

Religious politics is the bent of those who push "The Myth of the Christian Nation" or "Muslim Supremicism" everywhere! ~ © gfp '42™

Unknown Author

Yes, I am anti-Christianity. Yes, I am anti-Islam. Don't call me a bigot; I have reason to be fearful of these death cults.

Nabeel Qureshi

Did he know that God loved him from the foundations of the earth? With a power far exceeding the immensity of the cosmos, He turned all His attention to creating that man and declared, "You are My child. I love you.

Jared Brock

What are the chances that of all 1.59629 quadrillion square feet of physical land on planet Earth, three major world religions are literally fighting over one single rock?

Duop Chak Wuol

There are corrupted Muslims who have become Christians, and corrupted Christians who have become Muslims. They called it freedom of religion.

Tucker Elliot

I’d see the arrow. I’d think about attitude and perception. Maybe the green arrow on the ceiling is to Muslims as the KJV in the Motel 6 nightstand is to Christians.

Adam Bradford

The United States is falling away from the very things that had made it what it was. What it is becoming is something to be feared....

David G. McAfee

Religious people claim that it's just the fundamentalists of each religion that cause problems. But there's got to be something wrong with the religion itself if those who strictly adhere to its most fundamental principles are violent bigots and sexists.

Mustafa SULTAN

When you read a holy book, you emphasize that God exists.
When you see people, you sympathize their existence.

Eli Of Kittim

One could say that my view legitimately fuses the end-time messianic expectations of all three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Islam, and Christianity!

Idries Shah

The important place held by Jesus among the world's six hundred million Moslems... and the agreement of both religions about the necessity for surrender to God as the means of salvation, thus makes it comparatively easy for a Moslem to address himself to Christians: the sympathy and the history are already there.

Idries Shah

From imperial, economic and ideological causes, many cultures are the inheritors, and hence the prisoners, of attitudes of scorn and disdain for other faiths – outlooks which are not ennobling to anyone.

Idries Shah

… when we are talking about 'Christians' and 'Moslems' we must first make sure that we are talking about people who have an idea, which should be more or less correct, as to what the other is supposed to believe and what he is expected to do as a consequence of that belief.

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