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Nation Of Islam Quotes


"Islam is a revolutionary faith that comes to destroy any government made by man. Islam doesn't look for a nation to be in better condition than another nation. Islam doesn't care about the land or who own the land. The goal of Islam is to rule the entire world and submit all of mankind to the faith of Islam. Any nation or power in this world that tries to get in the way of that goal, Islam will fight and destroy." - Abul A'la Maududi

"The Nation of Islam provides an antidote in the United States to fundamentalist Islam - which is why individuals from America have to go abroad to find radical teachings." - Wole Soyinka

"I had been attracted by Malcolm X when he was still a member of the Nation of Islam." - Sekou Odinga

"The nation of Dubai banned the movie Charlie's Angles because it's "offensive to the religion of Islam." Apparently, the religion of Islam is offended by anything without a plot." - Jon Stewart

"But when I reintroduced the Nation of Islam, and began to host meetings in cities and thousands and thousands of people come out." - Louis Farrakhan

"If I was comforting the Islam nation for its crisis of Pakistan's earthquake, I today congratulate it and bless the Islamic victory in Iraq." - Ayman al-Zawahiri

"Who would benefit from a war of civilizations between the West and Islam? Answer: one nation, one leader, one party. Israel, Sharon, Likud." - Pat Buchanan

"I never was in the Nation of Islam... I mean, what I call myself is a natural Muslim, 'cause it's just me and God." - Ice Cube

"I think our nation's at war with radical Islam. The primary goal of these groups is to attack our nation. Washington's a prime target." - Lindsey Graham

"Don't listen to those who speak of democracy. They all are against Islam. They want to take the nation away from its mission. We will break all the poison pens of those who speak of nationalism, democracy, and such things." - Ruhollah Khomeini

"Malcolm X envisions a broad-based pluralistic united front, which is spearheaded by the Nation of Islam, but mobilizing integrationist organizations, non-political organizations, civic groups, all under the banner of building black empowerment, human dignity, economic development, political mobilization." - Manning Marable

"However, those who have used those words use half the sentence to fit their purpose, which, of course, I believe is to discredit me and the new Nation of Islam that has come up around me." - Louis Farrakhan

"Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Obama

"Islam has always been part of America" - Barack Obama

"A day will come when the nationalists will find themselves the only defenders of Islam. They will have to give a special meaning to it if they want the Arab nation to have a good reason for survival." - Michel Aflaq

"Today we can establish Sharia law because our nation will acquire well-being only with Islam and Sharia. The Muslim Brothers and the Freedom and Justice Party will be the conductors of these goals," - Mohammed Morsi

"These issues that exist among people that we are Iranian and what we need to do for Iran are not correct; these issues are not correct. This issue, which is perhaps being discussed everywhere, regarding paying attention to nation and nationality is nonsense in Islam and is against Islam. One of the things that the designers of Imperialism and their agents have promoted is the idea of nation and nationality." - Ruhollah Khomeini

"The enemy is not Islam, the great world faith, but a perversion of Islam." - John Cornyn

"In my book, the Arab Awakening, I talk about the fact that we have to move from this. All the contemporary ideologies of political Islam have been based on the nation state. The nation state is very problematic but I'm not sure if we have an alternative political model." - Tariq Ramadan

"I was involved with the Nation of Islam. I wasn't doing no marching. I've been involved with the Nation for 50 years. Back in those days, they tried to label us as black Muslims. There are Muslims all over the world. It doesn't have to be black; it doesn't matter what color he is." - The Mighty Hannibal

"There is no radical or moderate Islam. There is only one Islam and that is the Islam from the Koran, the holy book. That is the Islam from Mohammed. There are no two sorts of Islam." - Geert Wilders

"Islam is not a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of war, and most Muslims don't understand the true nature of Islam." - Mosab Hassan Yousef

"Our enemy is not Islam. Islam is not the enemy of America; Americans are not the enemy of Islam. Our real enemy is extremism and radicalism." - Feisal Abdul Rauf

"Islam is not a race...Islam is simply a set of beliefs, and it is not 'Islamophobic' to say Islam is incompatible with liberal democracy." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"We cannot hope to win the ideological battle against Islam without criticism of Islam, it is essential that we continue to criticize Islam." - Ibn Warraq

"Islam, at the moment, is the motherlode of bad ideas." - Sam Harris

"The point of Islam is to promote peace." - Lupe Fiasco

"[Islam] is not measured by the color of his skin." - Malcolm X

"Radical Islam has been the foe of Christendom for centuries." - Tom Tancredo

"Well, the most important thing about Islam is that we have to differentiate between two kinds of Islam. The first one is the institution of Islam... second, the culture of Islam." - Abdurrahman Wahid

"Most people who read the autobiography perceive the narrative as a story that now millions of people know, and it was - it's a story of human transformation, the powerful epiphany, Malcolm's X journey to Mecca, his renunciation of the Nation of Islam's racial separatism, his embrace of universal humanity, of humanism that was articulated through Sunni Islam. Well, that's the story everybody knows." - Manning Marable

"The rise of African nations concurrent with the spread of the Nation of Islam and the civil rights movement gave black America a burst of pride over and above anything they had had since the decline of the movement of Marcus Garvey." - John Henrik Clarke

"There are different versions of Islam... it is meaningless to claim to speak in the name of a "real" Islam." - Tariq Ali

"There are different versions of Islam... it is meaningless to claim to speak in the name of a 'real' Islam." - Tariq Ali

"But for the necessity of obeying the orders of the Caliph, I would never have accepted this command over you. You are much higher than me in Islam. I am a Companion of the Prophet, but you are one whom the Messenger of Allah had called 'the trusted one of this nation." - Khalid ibn al-Walid

"Internal differences within the Nation of Islam forced me out of it. I did not leave of my own free will. But now that it has happened, I intend to make the most of it. Now that I have more independence of action, I intend to use a more flexible approach toward working with others to get a solution to this problem." - Malcolm X

"[Alex] Haley felt he could make a solid case in favor of racial integration by showing what was - to white America - what was the consequence of their support for racial separatism that would end up producing a kind of hate, the hate that hate produced, to use the phrase that Mike Wallace used in his 1959 documentary on the Nation of Islam." - Manning Marable

"There was deep knowledge on the part of members of the Nation of Islam regarding the planning, in sight of the OAAU and the Muslim Mosque Incorporated regarding the events at the Audubon. They knew when they were going to be there, they knew what the schedules were." - Manning Marable

"We have the deepest respect and reverence for Islam and all who share the faith of Islam." - Jimmy Carter

"Any number of my former brothers felt they would make heroes of themselves in the Nation of Islam if they killed me. ...I knew that no one would kill you quicker than Muslim if he felt that's what Allah wanted him to do." - Malcolm X

"Malcolm's X objective was actually to reingratiate himself within the Nation of Islam, that because he had emerged by the early 1960s as a very prominent figure outside of the N.O.I., there were critics within the organization that were saying to the patriarch of the N.O.I., the Honorable Elijah Mohammad, that Malcolm planned to take over the organization, which was not true." - Manning Marable

"We're taking action against evil people. Because this great nation of many religions understands, our war is not against Islam, or against faith practiced by the Muslim people. Our war is a war against evil. This is clearly a case of good versus evil, and make no mistake about it - good will prevail." - George W Bush

"We saw the Riyadh and al-Khobar bombing as a sufficient signal for people of intelligence among American decision-makers to avoid the real battle between the nation of Islam and the American forces, but it seems that they didn't understand the signal." - Osama Bin Laden

"Either Malcolm X or Martin [Luther King] could have played the role of a unifier, but it was - Malcolm as long as he remained within the Nation of Islam, talking to the converted, he did not represent a fundamental threat to the American government." - Manning Marable

"The MMI brothers, who provided security for Malcolm X had been trained by Malcolm himself that inside of the Nation of Islam, whenever there is a diversion, you protect the principal. The principal, in this case Malcolm, clearly was not protected on February 21st [1965]." - Manning Marable

"We certainly love the Muslim people. But that is not the faith of this country. And that is not the religion that built this nation. The people of the Christian faith and the Jewish faith are the ones who built America, and it is not Islam." - Franklin Graham

"Was Sen. Barack Obama a Muslim? Did he ever practice Islam? The presidential candidate officially rejects the claims, but the issue of Obama's personal faith has re-emerged amid conflicting accounts of his enrollment as a Muslim during elementary school in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation." - Aaron Klein

"The Nation of Islam was the biggest contributor to the Million Man March, but poor people gave their nickels, dimes and dollars; some wealthy Black people gave money to make that March a success - and every nickel, every dime, every dollar was accounted for." - Louis Farrakhan

"I think that Malcolm X was envisioning, even while he was in the Nation of Islam, a black nationalist progressive strategy toward uniting black people across ideological, class lines, denominational religious lines, Christians, as well as Muslims, to build a strong movement for justice and for empowerment." - Manning Marable

"The name Muhammad is the most common name in the world. In all the countries around the world - Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon - there are more Muhammads than anything else. When I joined the Nation of Islam and became a Muslim, they gave me the most famous name because I was the champ." - Muhammad Ali

"I never was in the Nation of Islam... I mean, what I call myself is a natural Muslim, 'cause it's just me and God. You know, going to the mosque, the ritual and the tradition, it's just not in me to do. So I don't do it." - Ice Cube

"The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said no matter how much they attacked him and the Nation of Islam under his leadership, they only helped the Nation to grow. So, the more they attacked me and the more I withstood that onslaught, the more thousands of people came out to, at least, hear a man that was being so vilified in the media. When they recognized that they were not hurting but helping me, they decided they wouldn't say anything except to continue to discredit. So, there is a conscious effort not to publicize anything that the Nation is doing of value." - Louis Farrakhan

"Not merely a nation but a nation of nations." - Lyndon B Johnson

"When I was growing up, we often heard Islam in the form of a slogan: "Islam is the solution," but no one ever told me that Islam can be a burden... Very few Muslims write about Islam creatively because I don't think we're given permission to. I think that's the bane of modern Islam. It's been reduced to slogans." - Haroon Moghul

"I won't be a party to a conspiracy to mobilize the Arabs against the Persians. Only the forces of colonialism benefit from such a conspiracy. I won't be a party to a conspiracy that splits Islam into two - Shiite Islam and Sunni Islam - mobilizing Sunni Islam against Shiite Islam." - Muammar al-Gaddafi

"I won't be a party to a conspiracy to mobilize the Arabs against the Persians. Only the forces of colonialism benefit from such a conspiracy. I won't be a party to a conspiracy that splits Islam into two - Shiite Islam and Sunni Islam - mobilizing Sunni Islam against Shiite Islam." - Muammar Gaddafi

"We need to educate people about the reality of Islam, the logics of Islam. I am sure every free man in this world would fight the ideology of Islam." - Mosab Hassan Yousef

"Elements within Malcolm's X own entourage, some of them were very angry with some of the changes that had occurred with Malcolm. One source of anger, curiously enough, was that - was the tension between MMI and OAAU, that the MMI, the Muslim Mosque Incorporated, these were women and men who had left the Nation of Islam out of loyalty to Malcolm, but then Malcolm continued to evolve rapidly." - Manning Marable

"The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam. That's not what Islam is all about. Islam is peace. These terrorists don't represent peace. They represent evil and war." - George W Bush

"Is there art that is more beautiful, more divine, and more eternal that the art of martyrdom? A nation with martyrdom knows no captivity. Those who wish to undermine this principle undermines the foundations of our independence and national security . . . The message of the (Islamic) Revolution is global, and is not restricted to a specific place or time . . . Allah willing, Islam will conquer what? It will conquer all the mountain tops of the world." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"What is clear is that Malcolm X incorporated within the framework of black nationalism a pan-Africanist and internationalist perspective. In doing so, he began to reassess radically earlier positions sexism and patriarchy. He began to break with notions of sexism that he had long held as a member of the Nation of Islam, and began to advance and push forward women leadership in the OAAU." - Manning Marable

"It is the duty of the followers of Islam to spread through the civilised world, a knowledge of what Islam means - its spirit and message." - Annie Besant

"Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals." - Abdolkarim Soroush

"America treasures the relationship we have with our many Muslim friends, and we respect the vibrant faith of Islam which inspires countless individuals to lead lives of honesty, integrity, and morality. This year, may Eid also be a time in which we recognize the values of progress, pluralism, and acceptance that bind us together as a Nation and a global community. By working together to advance mutual understanding, we point the way to a brighter future for all." - George W Bush

"The prosperity and advancement of a nation depend upon its intelligentsia, and Muslim India is looking forward to her young generation and education classes to give a bold lead for our guidance and a brilliant record of histrorical achievements and traditions. Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past." - Muhammad Ali Jinnah

"What Malcolm X did not know is that back in 1962, a collaborator of Alex Haley, fellow named - a journalist named Alfred Balk had approached the F.B.I. regarding an article that he and Haley were writing together for The Saturday Evening Post, and the F.B.I. had an interest in castigating the Nation of Islam, and isolating it from the mainstream of Negro civil rights activity." - Manning Marable

"As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders." - Louis Farrakhan

"I see no difference between Islam and Islamism. Islam is defined as submission to the will of Allah, as it is described in the Koran. Islamism is just Islam in its most pure form." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"Do not show the face of Islam to others; instead show your face as the follower of true Islam representing character, knowledge, tolerance and piety." - Syed Ahmed Khan

"My aim is to show that those governments that violate the rights of people by invoking the name of Islam have been misusing Islam." - Shirin Ebadi

"Islamism is not Islam. Islamism is the politicisation of Islam, the desire to impose a version of this ancient faith over society." - Maajid Nawaz

"I think I came to see Islam, or at least one part of Islam, as an important defense mechanism against the commercialization of the world." - Peter Jennings

"When leading evangelicals say terrible things about Islam, evil things about Islam, terrible things about Muhammad, they ought to be ashamed of themselves." - Tony Campolo

"The Koran and Islam is about submission, justice and compassion. All people of the "book" - which means the Torah, Koran and Bible are accorded equal respect under Islam." - Greg Mortenson

"ISIS is not Islam. No, I'm not saying that. The government says that. The left, the media says it. ISIS is not Islam. You've heard Obama say that. ISIS is making a mockery of Islam. In fact, what you really need to understand about the way our government looks at Islam, they look at Islam as anti-terror as well. Islam is anti-terrorism. Therefore, no terrorism can actually be Islamic." - Rush Limbaugh

"The religion of Islam brings out of the individual all of his dormant potential." - Malcolm X

"Islam is not a set of rules. It's a way of seeing life and the world." - Nouman Ali Khan

"I have to admit that I'm kind of afraid of Islam." - Edgar Hilsenrath

"Islam is not a set of rules. It's a way of seeing life and the world." - Nouman Ali Khan

"Arabic is the language of the Qur'an, but Arab culture is not the culture of Islam." - Tariq Ramadan

"If there's a good side of Islam, at the end of the day it serves evil." - Mosab Hassan Yousef

"We have to be even more Christocentric because of the influence of Islam today." - Rick Warren

"The Honorable Elijah Muhammad teaches us the religion of Islam, which is a religion of peace." - Malcolm X

"If Hinduism teaches hatred of Islam or of non-Hindus, it is doomed to destruction." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The future must not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam" - Barack Obama

"As a student of history, I also know civilization's debt to Islam." - Barack Obama

"[Islam] inspires countless individuals to lead lives of honesty, integrity, and morality." - George W Bush

"All of us here today understand this: We do not fight Islam, we fight against evil." - George W Bush

"Death comes to everyone. We must stand proud as Afghans in the defense of Islam." - Mohammed Omar

"The real Da'wah to Islam is the character of a Muslim." - Nouman Ali Khan

"Sixty-five percent of Americans say they know nothing about either Muhammad or Islam." - Deepak Chopra

"Islam, this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives." - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

"The message of Islam asks you to be intellectually, spiritually, socially, and politically independent" - Tariq Ramadan

"The universality of Islam is not uniformity, it is unity with diversity." - Tariq Ramadan

"Islam understands its earthly mission to extend the law of Allah over the world by force." - Robert Spencer

"If they had gotten rid of the apostasy punishment Islam wouldn't exist today." - Yusuf al-Qaradawi

"Islam, Christianity and Judaism all define themselves through disgust of women's bodies." - Polly Toynbee

"?Islam, as practiced by the vast majority of people, is a peaceful religion.?" - George W Bush

"Actually we are Muslims because we believe in the religion of Islam." - Malcolm X

"The religion of Islam actually restores one's human feelings, human rights, human incentives, human, his talent." - Malcolm X

"It's important to understand that violent Islam is only one face of violent religion." - Eliza Griswold

"I was accused of insulting the president, insulting Islam, insulting - spreading rumors, disturbing the peace." - Bassem Youssef

"Erdogan wants an old-fashioned Islam, if you will, for lack of a better term." - Rush Limbaugh

"The religion of Islam is growing faster than any other religion in the world." - Mike Wallace

"I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace." - Muhammad Ali

"One has to nurture a new generation, to raise children in the spirit of Islam." - Akhmad Kadyrov

"I like Islam, it is a consistent idea of religion and open-minded." - Kurt Gödel

"Islam is not a religion, it's an ideology, the ideology of a retarded culture." - Geert Wilders

"The UN structure is one-sided, stacked against the world of Islam." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"We'll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam." - Vladimir Zhirinovsky

"I don't recognize any law but the Sharia of Islam. There is no compromise." - John Walker Lindh

"Islamic terrorism is the handiwork of people who've heeded, not hijacked, Islam." - Ilana Mercer

"Of all religious systems, Islam alone declares that individual perfection is possible in our earthly existence." - Muhammad Asad

"Early Islam was a time of great creativity. Scholars excelled in sciences and literature." - Basmah Bint Saud

"I don't have the sort of temperament that submits to Christianity or Islam." - Wole Soyinka

"Islam is not a race, yet Islamophobia partakes of racist characteristics." - Mohsin Hamid

"Jihad is holy struggle, a legitimate tenet of Islam, meaning to purify oneself or one's community." - John O Brennan

"We claim Islam as Deen or a complete way of life." - Pervez Musharraf

"A nation of intellectuals, a nation of thugs/Jesus is hate, a nation of Satan is love!" - Vinnie Paz

"Islam means peace." - Malala Yousafzai

"I am ashamed of my nation." - Djemal Pasha

"Perfection is a disease of a nation." - Beyonce Knowles

"art is the pulse of a nation." - Gertrude Stein

"Forestry is the work of nation builders." - William Bulfin

"We are a nation of shop keepers." - Apsley Cherry-Garrard

"History is the memory of a nation" - Thomas Sowell

"Americans are a nation of immigrants." - Tim Kaine

"We are a nation of laws." - Barack Obama

"We are a nation of governesses." - George Bernard Shaw

"Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation." - Honore De Balzac

"England is a nation of shopkeepers." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"We are indeed a nation of shopkeepers." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation - at least, not just. We are also a Jewish nation, a Muslim nation, a Buddhist nation, and a Hindu nation, and a nation of nonbelievers." - Barack Obama

"I was living in New York, so I just rode my motorcycle up to the set [of New Jack City]. So first day of work for me was kind of tough. I get ready to get off my bike, and I'm surrounded by the security guards, who were Louis Farrakhan's Nation Of Islam guys. Who had the double-breasted suits and guns. And this guy goes, "Where you goin'?" And I said, "I'm here to work." And they said, "No you're not." And I said, "Yeah. I'm here to work on the movie." And they said, "No you're not. Get on your bike."" - Judd Nelson

"I'm going to fight to bring us all together, we're a divided nation. Very divided nation right now. We're going to be unified nation, a nation of love." - Donald Trump

"The Allah of Islam is the same as the God of Christians and the Ishwar of Hindus." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I made the film to bring the story of Islam, the story of 700 million of people, to the West." - Moustapha Akkad

"Much of the prejudice against Islam in the West stems from a lack of understanding of the true nature of Islam as a religion professed by 1.4 billion people in the world." - Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

"An army is a nation within a nation, it is one of the vices of courage." - Alfred De Vigny

"Let Pitt then boast of his victory to his nation of shopkeepers - "Nation Boutiquiere"." - Bertrand Barere de Vieuzac

"I don't want a nation of thinkers, I want a nation of workers" - John D Rockefeller

"We have become more and more not a nation of athletes but a nation of spectators." - John F Kennedy

"If the British are a nation of shopkeepers, Americans are a nation of shoppers." - Ada Louise Huxtable

"We are a nation of immigrants, but we are also a nation of laws." - Elton Gallegly

"We are a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants." - Bob Inglis

"Doctrines like Christianity or Islam or Marxism require unanimity of belief. One dissenter casts doubt on the creed of millions." - Edward Abbey

"Islam is not part of the problem in combating violent extremism - it is an important part of promoting peace." - Barack Obama

"I think that globalization is partly responsible for the spread of the hostile, radical forms of Islam." - Franklin Foer

"Islam will be victorious through the blood of martyrs who spread its light in every dark corner of this earth." - Mohammed Bouyeri

"I believe Buddhism to be a simplification of Hinduism and Islam to be a simplification of Xianity." - C S Lewis



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