"Words, without power, is mere philosophy."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Muhammad Iqbal on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Muhammad Iqbal on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Muhammad Iqbal on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Muhammad Iqbal on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Muhammad Iqbal on Booker T. Washington
"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."