Jan - Mar 2008, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“We [God] have sent you a Messenger of your own who recites Our revelations to you and makes you grow in purity; and educates you in the Scripture, and wisdom, and teaches you what you knew nothing about.” – Quran 2:151.

“When a (courteous) greeting is offered you, meet it with a greeting still more courteous, or (at least) of equal courtesy. God takes careful account of all things.” – Quran 4:86.

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said, “Seek help from God and do not lose heart. And if anything (in the form of trouble) comes to you, don’t say, ‘If I had not done (something differently), (the troubles) would not have happened,’ but (instead) say, ‘God did that what He had ordained to do.’ Your ‘if’ opens the (gate for Satan.)”- Sahih Muslim, Hadith 1227.

God’s Messenger said, “God does not look at your forms and possessions, but He looks at your hearts and your deeds.” Muslim. Narrated by Abu Huraira.

“We were truly all the same (brothers) – because their belief in one God had removed the white from their minds, the white from their behavior, and the white from their attitude. I could see from this, that perhaps if white Americans could accept the Oneness of God (tawheed), then perhaps, too, they could accept in reality the Oneness of Man – and cease to measure, and hinder, and harm others in terms of their ‘differences’ in color.” – Malcolm X. From letter written during Hajj.