I want to die with my forehead on the ground, The Sunnah in my heart, Allah on my mind, Quran on my tongue, And Tears in my eyes

Saturday, June 5, 2010


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.  ~Henry Ford

Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.  ~Les Brown

One half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it. ~Sidney Howard

If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.  ~Lawrence J. Peter

It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.  ~Samuel Johnson, in Boswell's Life of Johnson, 1770

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.  ~Thomas Henry Huxley, An Address to the Students of the Faculty of Medicine in University College, London, May 18, 1870, On the Occasion of the Distribution of Prizes for the Session  (Thanks, Paul)

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.  ~J.M. Power

Life's problems wouldn't be called "hurdles" if there wasn't a way to get over them.  ~Author Unknown

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.  ~Author Unknown

The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.  ~Ayn Rand,The Fountainhead

It is never too late to be who you might have been.  ~George Eliot

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.  ~Eva Young

The impossible is often the untried.  ~Jim Goodwin

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is best from the top.  ~Arnold Bennett

One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.  ~Jack Penn

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.  ~Beverly Sills

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.  ~Andre Gide

The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.  ~Marie de Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise du Deffand, letter to Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, 7 July 1763

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.  ~David Lloyd George

Know your limits, but never stop trying to exceed them.  ~Author Unknown

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.  ~Harry S. Truman

Map out your future, but do it in pencil.  ~Jon Bon Jovi, quoted in Reader's Digest, "Quotable Quotes," September 2002

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Drift-Wood

When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.  ~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.  ~John Dewey

If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time.  ~Author Unknown

When the horse is dead, get off.  ~Author Unknown


Hijabis On Ranting Tour. said...

What a beautiful post, i really needed that, motivation :)

muslimah93 said...

Oooh i love quotes! Jazakillah for sharing! =)