Quotations on Muslim

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I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: People, Islam, Muslim, Americans, Being, Burden, Challenge, Race)

Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me.
- Moustapha Akkad
(Keywords: Religion, Truth, Islam, Muslim, Being, Duty, Obligation)

At the beginning of the twentieth century, every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west, and wanted their countries to look just like Britain and France.
- Karen Armstrong
(Keywords: Love, Muslim, Beginning, Countries, France, Leading)

Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
- Abu Bakr
(Keywords: God, Muslim, Eyes)

There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them.
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Islam, Muslim, Commitment, states, Today, United)

We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Power, Time, Ideas, Islam, Muslim, Democracy, Now, World)

Iran is central to our foreign policy in the Middle East, a major player in global energy markets, and a key country in terms of our interaction with the Muslim world.
- Howard Berman
(Keywords: Policy, Muslim, Country, Energy, Foreign policy, Key, World)

The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Impression, Muslim, Iraq, Public, Reality, states, United, World)

American officials have bent over backwards to show how sensitive they are to Muslim culture. It didn't seem very effective. They seem to be worried about winning the respect of other people.
- Tucker Carlson
(Keywords: People, Winning, Muslim, American, Culture, Respect)

Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Family, Muslim, Day, First, Pain, Post, Radical, Sorrow)

A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility. Muslim countries won't talk to you.
- Geena Davis
(Keywords: Leader, Muslim, Countries, Impossibility, Talk, Woman, World)

The Muslim world and its subset the countries of the Middle East have been left behind in the marathon of political, economic and human development. For that, there is a tendency to blame others as the primary cause.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Keywords: Development, Muslim, Blame, Cause, Countries, Marathon, World)

I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Work, Idea, Islam, Muslim, Future, Help, Man, Open, Woman)

Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world. It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world. Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Hope, Muslim, End, Followers, Help, World)

I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam.
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Keywords: Islam, Muslim, Interest, State)

The international community is pushing things forward in Bosnia... but it is doing it at expense of the Muslim people. I feel it as an injustice, these are the things that I cannot live with.
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Keywords: People, Muslim, Community, Injustice)

Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Keywords: Hope, Muslim, Freedom, Independence, Ideology, Treasure, Will)

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
(Keywords: Time, Islam, Muslim, Duty, Past, Responsibility, Will)

For as long as the power of America's diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against people just because they are black, Hispanic, Asian, Jewish, Muslim or gay, we still must overcome.
- Ron Kind
(Keywords: Power, People, Muslim, America, Discrimination, Diversity, Gay, Violence)

And if the imam and the Muslim leadership in that community is so intent on building bridges, then they should voluntarily move the mosque away from ground zero and move it whether it's uptown or somewhere else, but move it away from that area, the same as the pope directed the Carmelite nuns to move a convent away from Auschwitz.
- Peter King
(Keywords: Leadership, Mosque, Muslim, Building, Community)

I think there has been a lack of full cooperation from too many people in the Muslim community.
- Peter King
(Keywords: People, Muslim, Community, Cooperation)

Even as we pour hundreds of billions of dollars into our efforts in the Middle East, there is much that needs to be done to win the war of ideas in the Muslim world and beyond.
- Herb Kohl
(Keywords: War, Ideas, Muslim, Needs, World)

One of the great strengths of the United States is... we have a very large Christian population - we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.
- Barack Obama
(Keywords: Values, Christian, Muslim, Ideals, Nation, Population, states, United)

One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers.
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Keywords: Religion, Truth, Perception, Muslim, America, Circumstances, Fact, Living, Needs, Practice, World)

In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace.
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Keywords: Peace, People, Muslim, Battle, Wage, World)

Muslim delegates concerned about rights in Palestine could have brought their enthusiasm closer to home by addressing the fate of black Christians being slaughtered and enslaved in the Sudan.
- Jack Schwartz
(Keywords: Home, Enthusiasm, Muslim, Being, Fate, Rights, Palestine)

Typically, in the cities there can be resistance to the gospel or just to Americans, or anybody that's Western. When you get back into the villages, the people are very welcoming. Then when you get into Muslim areas, it definitely gets a little more difficult.
- Michael Scott
(Keywords: People, Muslim, Americans, Cities)

People's identities as Indians, as Asians, or as members of the human race, seemed to give way - quite suddenly - to sectarian identification with Hindu, Muslim, or Sikh communities.
- Amartya Sen
(Keywords: People, Hindu, Muslim, Race)

All I wanted with that film was to represent the possibility that there might be normal people who are Muslim or Arab with the same fears, responsibilities, hopes.
- Tony Shalhoub
(Keywords: People, Possibility, Muslim, Film)

And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know that there is anger. Anyone who came anywhere near the general election in constituencies with a substantial Muslim population knows that.
- Clare Short
(Keywords: Life, Anger, Muslim, Loss, Population, Suffering)

I did not come into contact with any Muslim before I embraced Islam. I read the Qur'an first and realized no person is perfect, Islam is perfect, and if we imitate the conduct of the Holy Prophet... we will be successful.
- Cat Stevens
(Keywords: Successful, Islam, Muslim, First, Will)

The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
- Cat Stevens
(Keywords: Religion, People, Muslim, Events, Hatred, Horror, Names, Nothing, Shame)

Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam.
- Cat Stevens
(Keywords: Faith, Islam, Muslim, Fanaticism, Moderation, Schools)

It is part of my faith as a Muslim to try to help those who are suffering from poverty or economic or political injustice.
- Cat Stevens
(Keywords: Faith, Muslim, Help, Injustice, Poverty, Suffering)

Ever since I became a Muslim, I've had to deal with attempts to damage my reputation and countless insinuations seeking to cast doubt on my character and trying to connect me to causes which I do not subscribe to.
- Cat Stevens
(Keywords: Character, Muslim, Causes, Doubt, Reputation, Trying)

It took the Gulf War to demonstrate that America did want more than one friend in the Mideast, and also was willing to take and make major risks to prevent a small Muslim country, Kuwait, from being overrun and in effect stolen by Iraq.
- Caspar Weinberger
(Keywords: War, Friend, Muslim, America, Being, Country, Effect, Iraq, Want)

The Teen Challenge ministry was born out of those humble early days of ministry. It now includes over 500 drug and alcohol rehab centers around the world, even in Muslim countries. These include homes for girls and women addicts and alcoholics, all which are reaching many.
- David Wilkerson
(Keywords: Teen, Women, Muslim, Alcohol, Challenge, Countries, Girls, Now, World)

As you look at the flow of Muslim fundamentalism, or fundamentalism in various areas and various religions, they all play on the people who have very little.
- James Wolfensohn
(Keywords: People, Muslim, Play)

Where are the Muslim people's sponsors? Where are its kings? Where are its leaders? The Muslim people is calling upon you, Jerusalem is appealing to you, will anyone answer?
- Ahmed Yassin
(Keywords: People, Muslim, Kings, Leaders, Will)

Realize that a Muslim will know that his wife was seen naked in this machine. You know what would be the reaction?... Terrible. I believe there's technology out there that can identify bomb-type materials without necessarily, overly invading our privacy.
- Isaac Yeffet
(Keywords: Technology, Wife, Muslim, Machine, Privacy, Will)









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