The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
But inner experience is only one so why should I ask the wise men: Whence is my beginning? I am busy with the thought: Where will be my end?
Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions… Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.
Become dust – and they will throw thee in the air; Become stone – and they will throw thee on glass.
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.
But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people’s entry into the main current of world-events.
The standpoint of the man who relies on religious experience for capturing Reality must always remain individual and incommunicable.
Words, without power, is mere philosophy.
Be not entangled in this world of days and nights; Thou hast another time and space as well.
Why should I ask the wise men: Whence is my beginning? I am busy with the thought: Where will be my end?
The truth is that the religious and the scientific processes, though involving different methods, are identical in their final aim. Both aim at reaching the most real.