Islamic Quotes

I am a Muslim Arab, in my actions oriented very to the left, in my convictions.

— Ahmed Ben Bella

I was a Muslim once, remember, and it was when I was most devout that I was most full of hate.

— Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The al-Aqsa compound is occupied territory that, as per the status quo, is administered by the King of Jordan and the Muslim Waqf.

— Ayman Odeh

Widely distributed reports have noted in January 1968, Obama was registered as a Muslim at Jakarta’s Roman Catholic Franciscus Assisi Primary School under the name Barry Soetoro.

— Aaron Klein

I grew up with a lot of Muslim friends, and the whole idea of revelation has been a lifelong interest of mine.

— Deepak Chopra

It’s important that we work very closely with moderate Muslim forces locally, nationally and internationally.

— Gijs de Vries

The Muslim heaven features prominently in the Quran, Arabic poetries and Hadith. The Jewish heaven, though, is still a mystery it’s mystic.

— Joshua Cohen

When you write about a Muslim woman, like I did with my previous novels – ‘Minaret’, for example, which is about a woman who starts to wear the hijab – it sets all the alarm bells ringing.

— Leila Aboulela

I write fiction that reflects Islamic logic: fictional worlds where cause and effect are governed by Muslim rationale. However, my characters do not necessarily behave as ‘good’ Muslims they are not ideals or role models.

— Leila Aboulela

Today, the Muslim world is the poorest of the global powers.

— Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam.

— Muhammad Iqbal

Hamas, Hezbollah, and other Arab terror groups are committed to the destruction of Israel, a position supported by millions in the Muslim world.

— Mike Gallagher

For many Americans, Osama bin Laden is the paradigmatic Muslim, an absurd conviction for anyone who has lived with Muslims.

— Miroslav Volf

Our ideals are under the constant threat of extremism, whether in the form of radical Muslim groups or the emergence of other elements seeking to deny the rights and freedoms of others.

— Reuven Rivlin

I am from Scotland, and I am Christian, not Muslim.

— Rory Stewart

Unfortunately, more and more Muslim voices are calling for boycotts of the United States and its products.

— Richard Neal

If Woody Allen were a Muslim, he’d be dead by now.

— Salman Rushdie

The Muslim population in India is, largely speaking, not radicalised. From the beginning, they were always very secular-minded.

— Salman Rushdie

Chechens are Muslim, and some share the belief that the West is engaged in a global campaign against Islam.

— Stephen Kinzer

Turkey knows the importance of its ties with Israel it knows it’s in the same moderate camp with Israel, the moderate Palestinians and other Muslim countries, and the threat to Turkey is not from us.

— Tzipi Livni

Western countries in particular can today no longer be separated from Muslim societies, because they have them within themselves. They are themselves internally globalized.

— Ulrich Beck

The blatant aggressiveness of theocracies I find distressing, because I grew up when Christians, Muslim and animists lived peacefully together.

— Wole Soyinka
Islamic Quotes

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