Muslim Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old muslim quotes, muslim sayings, and muslim proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

He is the most perfect Muslim whose disposition is best; and the best of you are they who behave best to their wives.     


The Muslim world is threatened by religious fanaticism. The western world is threatened by secular fanaticism.     

Dennis Prager

As Muslim women, we have been liberated from this silent bondage. We don't need society's standard of beauty or fashion, to define our worth. We don't need to become just like men to be honored, and we don't need to wait for a prince to save or complete us. Our worth, our honor, our salvation, and our completion lie not in the slave. But, in the Lord of the slave.     

Yasmin Mogahed

The Muslim Brotherhood is a fundamentalist group.     

Richard Engel

The great majority of us are Muslims. We follow the teachings of the Prophet Mohammed (may peace be upon him). We are members of the brotherhood of Islam in which all are equal in rights, dignity and self-respect. Consequently, we have a special and a very deep sense of unity. But make no mistake: Pakistan is not a theocracy or anything like it.     

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Being a Muslim is not a joke but a challenge. If you think it is, come and live in Pakistan where you will know about Muslims' enemies around the globe.     

Faisal Nawaz Maitlo

It is difficult to be called a Muslim; if one is truly a Muslim, then he may be called one. First, let him savor the religion of the Prophet as sweet; then, let his pride of his possessions be scraped away.     

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Muslims are the first victims of Islam. To liberate a Muslim from his religion is the best service that one can render him!     

Ernest Renan

As a Muslim, I try my best to avoid telling a lie.     

Osama bin Laden

A Muslim is a person who without question. Sharia is our law. No interpretation is needed, nor are laws made by men. Allah is the only lawmaker.     

Abdul Sattar Abu Risha

Muslim women must stand up and speak out about who we are, what we believe and where we are going. I think we need to know that our counterparts in the west are also willing to listen and reciprocate.     

Queen Rania of Jordan

Most Muslim women know it is fear and curiosity that cause people to stare. They know it is ignorance and stereotypes that cause people to suppose that a piece of material covering the hair strips a woman of the ability to speak English, pursue a career, work a remote control.     

Randa Abdel-Fattah

The Muslim Prophet Mohammed was a big believer in charity and firmly established helping those in need as a basis of the religion.     

Richard Engel

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.     

Abdurrahman Wahid

Muslim leaders should ask themselves what exactly their relationship is to a political movement that encourages young men to kill and maim on religious grounds.     

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The Muslim Brotherhood is a global movement whose members cooperate with each other throughout the world, based on the same religious worldview - the spread of Islam, until it rules the world.     

Mahdi Akef

There are Muslim women wearing hijab in our nation's military. Whether it's hijab or beards or turbans, to cling to these outdated ‘traditions' merely out of a sense of not wanting to change anything is, I think, untenable in this day and age and in our increasingly diverse society.     

Ibrahim Hooper

A perfect Muslim is he from whose tongue and hands mankind is safe.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Every Muslim must rise to defend his religion. The wind of faith is blowing.     

Osama bin Laden

That person is not a perfect Muslim who eateth his fill, and leaveth his neighbors hungry.     


A true Muslim is like rain, wherever it falls, it will benefit.     

Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Even as a Muslim minister in the Muslim movement, I have always said that I would work with any organization.     

Malcolm X

Muslim' is not a political party. 'Muslim' is not a single culture. Muslims go to war with each other. There are more Muslims in India, Russia and China than in most Muslim-majority nations. 'Muslim' is not a homogenous entity.     

Maajid Nawaz

A Muslim has five duties towards another Muslim; to return a salutation, visit the sick, follow funerals, accept an invitation and say 'God have mercy on you' when one sneezes.     


Becoming a true Muslim, a disciple of the faith of Mohammed, let him put aside the delusion of death and life.     

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

A Muslim should be sincerely religious and politically aware.     

Tariq Ramadan

The Muslim call to prayer is one of the prettiest sounds on Earth at sunset.     

Barack Obama

I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.     

King Hussein I