"Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Muhammad Iqbal on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Muhammad Iqbal on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Muhammad Iqbal on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Muhammad Iqbal on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Muhammad Iqbal on Albert Camus
"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."
"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."
"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."