"People who have no hold over their process of thinking are likely to be ruined by liberty of thought. If thought is immature, liberty of thought becomes a method of converting men into animals."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Muhammad Iqbal on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Muhammad Iqbal on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Muhammad Iqbal on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Muhammad Iqbal on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Muhammad Iqbal on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."