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SummaryMuhammad Iqbal (born in Sialkot, Punjab, British India, died in Lahore, Punjab, British India), he is also known as Allama Iqbal, was a famous Poet from Pakistan, who lived between November 9, 1877 and April 21, 1938. He became 60 years old.
BiographySir Muhammad Iqbāl was a Muslim poet and philosopher from Sialkot in British India whose poetry in urdu and farsi is considered to be among the best in recent times.
Iqbal worked with law school after studying in the UK and Germany, but concentrated primarily on writing scholarly works on politics, economics, history, philosophy and religion. He is best known for his poetic work, including Asrar-e-Khudi - which got him knighted - Rumuz e-Bekhudi and Bang-e-Dara, with its ever patriotic song Tarana-e-Hind. In Afghanistan and Iran, where he is known as Iqbal-e Lahori (اقبال لاهوری, "Iqbal from Lahore"), he is particularly known for his works on farsi.
Iqbāl was one of the strongest champions of the political and spiritual revival of Islamic civilization across the world, but especially in India. He gave a series of lectures to promote these ideas, published as "The reconstruction of religious thought in Islam". He was one of the most important leaders of the All India Muslim League, and he urged the creation of a "state in northwestern India for Indian Muslims" in 1930. He encouraged and worked closely with Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and he has become known as Muffakir-e-Pakistan ("Pakistan's thinker"), Shair-e-Mashriq ("poet of the East") and Hakim-ul-Ummat ("Ummah wise man "). He has been officially recognized as Pakistan's national poet, and his birthday 9 November is a national holiday in the country (یوم ولادت محمد اقبال - Yom-e Welādat-e Muhammad Iqbal).
Zodiac etc.He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by Muhammad.
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Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Iqbal
Famous quotes by Muhammad Iqbal (33)
"Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians"
"It is the nature of the self to manifest itself, In every atom slumbers the might of the self"
"I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay"
"Unbeliever is he who follows predestination even if he be Muslim, Faithful is he, if he himself is the Divine Destiny"
"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"
"If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion"
"Ends and purposes, whether they exist as conscious or subconscious tendencies, form the wrap and woof of our conscious experience"
"Become dust - and they will throw thee in the air; Become stone - and they will throw thee on glass"
"The wing of the Falcon brings to the king, the wing if the crow brings him to the cemetery"
"Physiologically less violent and psychologically more suitable to a concrete type of mind"
"If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy"
"I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam"
"I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon"
"Since love first made the breast an instrument Of fierce lamenting, by its flame my heart Was molten to a mirror, like a rose I pluck my breast apart, that I may hang This mirror in your sight"
"Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity"
"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 the lot of man to share in the deeper aspirations of the universe around him and to share his own destiny as well as that of the universe, now by adjusting himself to its forces, now by putting the whole of his energy to his own ends and purposes"
"Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever"
"The Ego is partly free. partly determined, and reaches fuller freedom by approaching the Individual who is most free: God"
"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"
"I have never considered myself a poet. I have no interest in poetic artistry"
"Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy"
"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"
"But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two, whose wage is the long nights of the grave"
"Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture"
"The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer"
"Be not entangled in this world of days and nights; Thou hast another time and space as well"
"Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell"
"Thou art not for the earth, nor for the Heaven the world is for thee, thou art not for the world"
"Plants and minerals are bound to predestination. The faithful is only bound to the Divine orders"