Tuesday, December 3, 2013


Assalaamua'laikum Warahmatullaahi Wabarakaatuh.

This is a posting where every reader can participate. I narrate below a few quotations which are revealing in themselves. They might be useful as indicators for your consciousness. You are welcomed to add more quotations that come your way. Sms and sms only to h/p No. +6012 3261188 should you feel more comfortable in forwarding your selected quotations in that way. Please give your name and introduce yourself in doing so. These collection of quotations are not from any holy book but from ordinary men like your good-selves. You are welcome to read and add on as I will too.


1. 'There are two blessings which many people lose (They are) health and time for doing good' - /Sahih Bukhari


2.'Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself' - Ar Rumi

3. 'Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.' - George Bernard Shaw


4. 'You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?' - Mev Lana ad-Din Rumi


5. Heaven knows we need not be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before - more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle. - Charles Dickens ( Great Expectations )


6. It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong - Voltaire


7. Aku mampu berhujjah dengan 10 orang yang berilmu tetapi aku pasti kalah dengan seorang yang jahil, kerana orang yang jahil itu tidak pernah faham landasan ilmu - Imam Syafie


8. A friend cannot be considered a friend until he is tested in three occasions: in time of need, behind your back and after your death - Ali ibn Abi Talib


9. 'My sin burdened me heavily. But when I measured it against Your Grace, O Lord, Your forgiveness came out greater' - Imam Shafii


10. 'Declare your Jihad on 13 hidden enemies: Egotysm, Arrogance, Conceit, Selfishness, Greed, Lust, Intolerance, Anger, Lying, Cheating, Gossiping and Slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be ready to fight the enemy you can see.' - Imam al Ghazali


11. Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. - Colin Powell

12. It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory, when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. - Nelson Mandela


13. Every human being makes mistakes, but when he has made a mistake, that man who remedies the evil is no longer foolish and unhappy - Sophocles ( Antigone )

14. Bagi orang jahat, meskipun bencana belum dating tapi rezeli telah menjauhinya. Tapi bagi orang yang berbuat baik, meskipun rezeki belum dating tetapi bencana telah menjauhinya. - Pepatah China


15. What I need is perspective .... Otherwise you live with your face squashed against a wall, everything a huge foreground, of details, close-ups, hairs, the weave of the bed-sheet, the molecules of the face. Margaret Atwood ( The Handmaid's Tale )


16. It is the obvious that is so difficult to see most of the time. People say 'It's as plain as the nose on your face.' But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds a mirror up to you? - Isaac Asimov ( I, Robot )


17. Pejuang Muslim adalah seorang guru, yang mestinya memiliki semua sifat yang ada pada seorang guru: cahaya, hidayah, rahmat dan kelemahlembutan. - Hasan Al Banna


18. Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open. - Lord Thomas Dewey


19. Marilah kita bersatu untuk menghadapi musuh bersama kerana pada suatu titik waktu kritikal, kita haruus melupakan pertelingkahan peribadi kita."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The difference between a wise man and a fool.
The wise leader does at the beginning what a foolish leader does at the end.