Oct - Dec 2007, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“The Messengers said, ‘Are you in doubt concerning Allah, Maker of the heavens and the earth? He calls you that He may forgive you your sins and grant you respite till an appointed term.’ They said, ‘You are but mortals like us, you desire to turn us away from that which our fathers used to worship. Bring us, then, some clear proof.’ Their Messengers said to them, ‘We are indeed only mortals like you but Allah bestows His favours on whomsoever He wills from among His servants. And it is not for us to bring you a proof except by the permission of Allah. And in Allah alone should the believers put their trust.” – Quran 14:11-12.

“Verily, I am Allah: There is no god but I: So serve thou Me (only), and establish regular prayer for celebrating My praise.” – Quran 20:14.

A man came to Prophet (pbuh) and said, “‘Apostle of Allah, my sister has taken a vow to perform hajj on foot.’ The Prophet (pbuh) said, ‘Allah gets no good from the affliction your sister imposed on herself, so let her perform hajj riding and make atonement for her oath.'” – Sunan Abu-Dawud, Haddith Book 21, Number 3290. Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas.

“Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their objectives despite all obstacles and barriers. It may be possible to speed or hinder them, but impossible to stop them.” – Jose Marti.