01 January 2007

Favourite Quotes

"Your goods returned to you"
(Osama bin Laden - b.1957 - al-Qaeda,
on Islamic militant attacks on the West)

"It is a sip from the glass that
Muslims have been drinking from"
(Ayman al-Zawahiri - b.1951 - al-Qaeda,
on the London bombings 7.7.2005)

“I have always held the religion of Muhammad
in high estimation of its wonderful vitality.
It is the only religion which appears to me
to possess that assimilating capability to the
changing phases of existence which can make
itself appeal to everyone.
I have prophesied about the faith of Muhammad
that it would be acceptable to the Europe of
today. I believe that if a man like him were to
assume dictatorship of the modern world, he
would succeed in solving its problems in a way
that would bring it the much needed peace
and happiness”
(Sir George Bernard Shaw - 1856-1950)

"An increase in Knowledge
without an increase in Wisdom
will mean an increase in Sorrow"
(Bertrand Russell - 1872-1970)

"The perception of time as
Past, Present and Future
is only an illusion, however persistent"
(Albert Einstein - 1879-1955)

"Worlds on worlds are rolling ever
From creation to decay
Like the bubbles on a river
Sparkling, bursting, borne away"
(PB Shelley - 1792-1822 - lines from Hellas)

"Jesus I like,
but I don't know about His followers"
(Mahatma Gandhi - 1869-1948)

"In a time of universal deceit,
telling the truth is a revolutionary act"
(George Orwell - 1903-1950)

"The greatest Freedom
lies in the strictest Discipline"

"Democracy is Majority Rule with Minority Rights"

"Rock and Roll is Poison for the Soul"


(to be continued, Inshallah...)

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