Jan - Mar 2011, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“No vision can grasp Him, but His grasp is over all vision: He is above all comprehension, yet is acquainted with all things.” – Quran 6:103.

“God does not do injustice to mankind in any way: It is man that wrongs his own soul.” – Quran 10:44.

“By Allah, I am not afraid that you will be poor, but I fear that worldly wealth will be bestowed upon you as it was bestowed upon those who lived before you. So you will compete amongst yourselves for it, as they competed for it and it will destroy you as it did them.” – Sahih Al-Bukhari 5/59/351. Narrated Al-Miswar bin Makhrama.

Allah’s Apostle said, “Anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should not harm his neighbor, and anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should entertain his guest generously and anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should talk what is good or keep quiet. (i.e. abstain from all kinds of evil and dirty talk).” – Sahih Al-Bukhari 8/73/47. Narrated Abu Huraira.

“He (Muhammad) was sober and abstemious in his diet and a rigorous observer of fasts. He indulged in no magnificence of apparel, the ostentation of a petty mind; neither was his simplicity in dress affected but a result of real disregard for distinction from so trivial a source. In his private dealings he was just. He treated friends and strangers, the rich and poor, the powerful and weak, with equity, and was beloved by the common people for the affability with which he received them, and listened to their complaints.” – Washington Irving, ‘Mahomet and His Successors’.