“When I first met you, I felt a kind of contradiction in you. You’re seeking something, but at the same time, you are running away for all you’re worth.”—Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via larmoyante)
After a battle, The Prophet was informed that youngsters had been caught between the ranks and killed. He was seized by deep sorrow, and some said to him, “Why do you grieve? Are they not the children of polytheists?”
The Prophet became very annoyed and replied, “They are more worthy than you, for they are innocent; are you not sons of polytheists? Beware of killing children! Beware of killing children!”
“Don’t ever leave off making du’aa nor allow what [bad deeds] you commit to prevent you from it, for indeed Allaah answered the du’aa of Iblees (the Devil) and he is the most evil of creation [when he said to Allaah] “Grant me respite until the Day in which they will be resurrected.’ He (Allaah) said, ‘Indeed you are from those who are granted respite.’ [7:14-15]”—Ibn `Uyaynah (Rahimahullaah), Ash-Shu’aab 2/1147
“I’ve told the kids in the ghettos that violence won’t solve their problems, but then they ask me, and rightly so; “Why does the government use massive doses of violence to bring about the change it wants in the world?” After this I knew that I could no longer speak against the violence in the ghettos without also speaking against the violence of my government”—Martin Luther King Jr.
La ilaha illalllahul adhimul halim. La ilaha illallahu, rabbul arshil adhim. La ilaha illallahu, rabbus samawati wa rabbul ardi wa rabbul arshil karim.
“None has the right to be worshipped except Allah, the Magnificent, the Foebearing. None has the right to be worshipped except Allah, Lord of the magnificent throne. None has the right to be worshipped except Allah, Lord of the heavens, Lord of the Earth and Lord of the noble throne.”