July - Sept 2012, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

Allah’s Apostle said, “The example of a believer is that of a fresh tender plant; from whatever direction the wind comes, it bends it, but when the wind becomes quiet, it becomes straight again. Similarly, a believer is afflicted with calamities (but he remains patient till Allah removes his difficulties.) And an impious wicked person is like a pine tree which keeps hard and straight till Allah cuts (breaks) it down when He wishes.” -Sahih Bukhari 7/70/547. Narrated Abu Huraira.

Allah’s Apostle said, “The riding person should greet the walking one, and the walking one should greet the sitting one, and the small number of persons should greet the large number of persons.” Sahih Bukhari 8/74/252. Narrated Abu Huraira.

“This is the Book in which there is no doubt. It is a guide for those who are God conscious, who believe in the Unseen, who establish regular prayers, and spend in charity out of what We have provided for their sustenance; who believe in this Revelation (the Quran) sent to you (O Muhammad) and the Revelations that were sent before you, and firmly believe in the Hereafter. They are on True Guidance from their Lord and they are the ones who will attain salvation.” – The Holy Quran, 2:2-5.

“The land deprived of skillful irrigation of the Moors, grew impoverished and neglected, the richest and most fertile valleys languished and were deserted, and most of the populous cities which had filled every district in Andalusia, fell into ruinous decay; and beggars, friars, and bandits took the place of scholars, merchants and knights. So low fell Spain when she had driven away the Moors. Such is the melancholy contrast offered by her history.” – Stanley Lane-Poole, The Moors in Spain.