Some Beautiful Quotes

Minds should be enlightened with science, and hearts need to be illumined with religion.”
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Said Nursi
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“So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.

Attributed to Jesus Christ (as)
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“Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.”

Hafiz of Shiraz

“If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.”

Attributed to Jesus Christ (as)
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“Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.”
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Attributed to John the Baptist (as)
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“I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Attributed to Jesus Christ (as)
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“Those who seek everything in materiality know only what their eyes see, and such eyes are blind in spiritual matters.”
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Said Nursi
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“Do what you do only for God’s sake, start for God’s sake, work for God’s sake, and act within the sphere of God’s good approval.”
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Said Nursi
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“Those who attend to the good side of everything contemplate the good. Those who contemplate the good enjoy life.”
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Said Nursi
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“If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
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Attributed to Jesus Christ (as)
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“But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?”
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1 John 3:17 purported Gospels
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Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
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James 5:1-6 purported Gospels
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“And Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who sold and bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons. He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you make it a den of robbers.”
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Matthew 21:12-13 purported Gospels
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“Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”
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Matthew 6:2-4 purported Gospels

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“It was to these books that I turned for an answer to the question: What is the meaning of there is no god but God? Again I was disappointed. The books were about Islam, not about God. They covered every subject you could possibly imagine except for the one which really mattered.”
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Said Nursi
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“If knowledge lacks the insight of the heart, it is ignorance. If the laws of government are not combined with the principles of wisdom, and the bonds of force not combined with the laws of truth, they will not be fruitful among the mass of the people.”
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Said Nursi
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“A person who sees the good in things has good thoughts. And he who has good thoughts receives pleasure from life.”
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Said Nursi
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“What gives life to people is hope, while what kills them is despair.”
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Said Nursi
 

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