Oct - Dec 2008, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“When they commit an indecency, they say: ‘We found our fathers doing so’; and ‘Allah commanded us thus’: Say: ‘Nay, Allah never command what is indecent: do ye say of Allah what ye know not?'” – Qur’an 7:28.

“Not all of them are alike: Of the People of the Book are a portion that stand (for the right): They rehearse the Signs of Allah all night long, and they prostrate themselves in adoration. They believe in Allah and the Last Day; they enjoin what is right, and forbid what is wrong; and they hasten (in emulation) in (all) good works: They are in the ranks of the righteous.” – Quran 3:113-4.

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said, “Don’t consider anything insignificant out of good things, even if it is that you meet your brother with a cheerful countenance.” – Sahih Muslim, Hadith 1209.

The Messenger of Allah (S) said, “The relationship of the believer with another believer is like (the bricks of) a building, each strengthens the other.” He illustrated this by interlacing the fingers of both his hands. – Riyad-us-Saliheen, Chapter 27.

“If we treat people as if they are what we think they can become, we will assist them in becoming that person.” – Author unknown.