Quotations Collection Part 12

Renungan psikologis bagi Psikologi Islami: “Amerika belum menambahkan apa-apa dalam peradaban, kecuali hanya sedikit sekali dari nilai-nilai kemanusiaan, nilai-nilai yang membedakan antara manusia dengan benda, kemudian membedakan manusia dengan binatang.” Sayyid Qutb

“Lihat, sejarah ditulis oleh para pemenang dan merekalah yang menentukan apakah Anda akan jadi apa.” (edited) PS 4.5.11

“Mencari kebenaran menghasilkan ilmu, mencari keindahan menghasilkan seni, mencari kebaikan menghasilkan etika.” Unkown, TAM (Tafsir Al Mishbah) 25.4.11

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” — Anne Bradstreet

Robert D. Crane: “Allah converted me to Islam when I was five years old, and again through a religious experience when I was 21, but I did not know there were other persons in the world who understood what Allah showed me until I met an old man in Bahrain who told me that there is a word for what I worshiped, and this is “Allah.” I figured that all Muslims could not be bad, as I had thought before, if this man was so good and was an admitted Muslim. I did not choose to become a Muslim. I am and have always been a Muslim, but did not know it self-consciously until I was 50 years old.” Hikmah dari seorang converter (muallaf), perjalanan iman itu panjang sekali…

“The culture of Islam aimed not at beautifying and refining the accessories of human life. It aimed at beautifying and exalting human life itself.” Marmaduke Pickthall

“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” — Robert H. Schuller

“I use my logic and experience to come to a pessimistic conclusion – I use my willpower and my faith to come to the optimistic.”

“It’s better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a pessimist who is always right.”

“Integrity is the essence of everything successful.” — Richard Buckminster Fuller

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” — Maria Robinson

“Apa yang terjadi pada ilmu pengetahuan kalau dilihat dengan kacamata (yang) Islami?” “Harusnya, akan menjadi penguat iman dan produknya tidak bertentangan dengan nilai Islam.” RI 15.4.11 21:31 (Seorang Sahabat)

“Kalau semua orang berilmu, maka kebenaran akan lebih mudah dilihat oleh semua orang, makin banyak orang yang bersepakat di atas kebenaran.” RI

“Knowledge is power. The power to make people feel stupid.” Haha… benar 😀

“Everyone has special talents, and it is our duty to find ours and use them well.” — John Templeton

“I can’t do everything, but still I can do something and I don’t refuse what I can do.” AH, My 1# Subject.

“Kadang, murid itu nggak peduli sejauh mana kita tahu sampai mereka tahu sejauh mana kita peduli sama mereka. Kayak gitu kan?” RM, My 2# Subject.

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” — Jawaharlal Nehru

“Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.” — Henry Van Dyke

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan


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