"I lead no party I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Muhammad Iqbal on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Muhammad Iqbal on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Muhammad Iqbal on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Muhammad Iqbal on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Muhammad Iqbal on Dalai Lama
"It may, however, be said that the level of experience to which concepts are inapplicable cannot yield any knowledge of a universal character, for concepts alone are capable of being socialized."
"Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge."
"But inner experience is only one source of human knowledge."
"Ends and purposes, whether they exist as conscious or subconscious tendencies, form the wrap and woof of our conscious experience."
"The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience."