July - Sept 2006, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “Whoever does not give up false statements (i.e. telling lies), and evil deeds, and speaking bad words to others, Allah is not in need of his (fasting) leaving his food and drink.” – Sahih Bukhari 8.73.83. Narrated by Abu Huraira.

“And among His Signs, He shows you the lightning, by way both of fear and of hope, and He sends down rain from the sky and with it gives life to the earth after it is dead: verily in that are Signs for those who are wise.” – Quran 30:24.

“Think of the day when Allah will assemble the Messengers and say, ‘What was the reply made to you?’ They will say, ‘We have no knowledge, it is only Thou Who art the Knower of hidden things.'” – Quran 5:109.

Allah’s Apostle kissed Al-Hasan bin Ali while Al-Aqra’ bin Habis At-Tamim was sitting beside him. Al-Aqra said, “I have ten children and I have never kissed anyone of them.” Allah’s Apostle cast a look at him and said, “Whoever is not merciful to others will not be treated mercifully.” – Sahih Bukhari 8.73.26. Narrated by Abu Huraira.

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain.