Jan - Mar 2002, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“Say: O People of the Book! Do you disapprove of us for no other reason than that we believe in Allah, and the revelation that has come to us and that which came before (us), and (perhaps) that most of you are rebellious and disobedient?” – Qur’an 5:59.

“When it is said to them: ‘Make not mischief on the earth,’ they say: ‘Why, we only want to make peace!’ Of a surety, they are the ones who make mischief, but they realize (it) not.” – Qur’an 2:11-12.

“Not equal are things that are bad and things that are good, even though the abundance of the bad may dazzle you.” – Qur’an 5:100.

It is narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah (RA) that the Messenger of Allah (SAWS) said: “Islam initiated as something strange, and it would revert to its (old position) of being strange, so good tidings for the stranger.” – Saheeh Muslim 1.270.

“Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I asked, ‘Is life a multiple choice test or is it a true of false test?’ Then a voice comes to me out of the dark, and says, ‘We hate to tell you this, but life is a thousand word essay.'” – Charlie Brown, Peanuts (Charles Schulz).