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Iqbal’s thoughts continue to inspire says PM Imran

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

09th Nov, 2020. 11:09 am
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Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on the account of the 143rd birth anniversary of philosopher Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal, has said that his thoughts continue to inspire and guide.

Taking to his official Twitter handle, Imran Khan wrote:

Iqbal’s thoughts continue to inspire & guide. “He is a great mystic, with a pure spirit, delivered of materiality and, at the same time, a man who respects and honors science, technological progress, and the advancement of human reason in our age.”

The 143rd birth anniversary of philosopher Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal is being celebrated today with national zeal and fervor.

The day began with an investiture ceremony of change of guard at his mausoleum in Lahore where a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy assumed the responsibility of guard from Pakistan Rangers.

Allama Iqbal had written many famous books including:

Ilm ul Iqtisad in 1903
Rumuz-i-Bekhudi in 1917
Payam-i-Mashriq in 1923
Javid Nama in 1832
Pas Cheh Bayed Kard ai Aqwam-e-Sharq in 1936
Armughan-e-Hijaz in 1938
Bang-i-Dara in 1924
Bal-i-Jibril in 1935
Zarb-i Kalim in 1936

Famous Iqbal Quotes:

  • Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians.
  • Words, without power, is mere philosophy.
  • I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon.
  • 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.
  • I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to the careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history, and its literature.
  • When truth has no burning, then it is philosophy, when it gets burning from the heart, it becomes poetry.
  • It is the nature of the self to manifest itself, In every atom slumbers the might of the self.
  • The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
  • Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture.
  • The standpoint of the man who relies on religious experience for capturing Reality must always remain individual and incommunicable.
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