"Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses the prophet or indeed any prophet under Islamic law, the sentence for that is actually death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Cat Stevens on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Cat Stevens on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Cat Stevens on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Cat Stevens on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Cat Stevens on Helen Keller
"This is the beauty of the Qur'an: it asks you to reflect and reason, and not to worship the sun or moon but the One who has created everything. The Qur'an asks man to reflect upon the sun and moon and God's creation in general."
"I was brought up in the modern world of all the luxury and the highlight of show business. I was born into a Christian home."
"I suppose that by being absent from the music business, it appeared that I just dropped out, but really I never did. I was continuously working and doing various things."
"In those days a concert was a personal experience. I wanted to be as close as possible to the audience, and of course big stadiums didn't enable you to do that. It wasn't my style."
"It is part of my faith as a Muslim to try to help those who are suffering from poverty or economic or political injustice."