Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Remarkable sayings

“Kindness is a mark of faith: and whoever hath not kindness hath not faith.”

“To listen to the words of the learned, and to instill into others the lessons of science, is better than religious exercises.”

“The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the martyr.”

“What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of a human being, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the wrongs of the injured.”

“Do you love your Creator? Love your fellow beings first.”

“He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.”

Who said these remarkable things? The Prophet Muhammad.
(Source: The Sayings of Muhammad, Citadel Press, 1990).

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