April - June 2004, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“Nay – whoever submits his whole self, to God and is a doer of good – he will get his reward with his Lord; on such shall be no fear nor shall they grieve.” – Qur’an 2:112.

“Say to the People of the Book and to those who are unlearned: ‘Do ye (also) submit yourselves?’ If they do, they are in right guidance, but if they turn back, thy duty is to convey the Message.” – Quran 3:20.

The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said, “A time will come when the murderer will not know why he has committed the murder, and the victim will not know why he has been killed.” – Muslim 1356.

Whenever the Prophet (pbuh) spoke a sentence (said a thing), he (pbuh) used to repeat it thrice so that the people could understand it properly from him and whenever he (pbuh) asked permission to enter, (he knocked the door) thrice with greeting. – Bukhari 1.95, narrated by Anas (ra).

“Under the American Constitution this Center, this place of worship is as welcome as could be any similar edifice of any religion. Americans would fight with all their strength for your right to have your own church and worship according to your own conscience.” – President Dwight Eisenhower, at the opening of the Islamic Center of Washington, D.C, 1957.