Jan - Mar 2007, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“Read in the name of thy Lord and Cherisher Who created man out of a (mere) clot of congealed blood. Read! And they Lord is most Bountiful, He who taught the use of the Pen, Taught man that which he knew not.” – Qur’an 96:1-5.

The people of Yemen used to come for Hajj and used not to bring enough provisions with them and used to say that they depend on Allah. On their arrival in Medina they used to beg the people, and so Allah revealed, “And take a provision (with you) for the journey, but the best provision is the fear of Allah.” (2.197). – Sahih Bukhari 2.26.598. Narrated Ibn Abbas.

The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) used to say in his prostration, “O Allah, forgive me all my sins, great and small, first and last, open and secret.” – Sahih Muslim. Riyad as-Salihin 244.1429. Narrated Abu Hurayra.

“God loveth those who are kind.” – Qur’an 5:13.

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” – Cesar Chavez.