A List of Terrible Islamic Quotes

Last Updated on February 10, 2022 by Shaun Snapp

Executive Summary

  • These are the quotes used in Brightwork articles that provide documentation evidence of the common problems with Islam.

Introduction

In analyzing Islam, it became apparent that as we were writing articles, we needed to place all of the quotations that we used for the articles in one place. It is repetitive to keep sprinkling the quotes through the various articles when we use several of the quotations numerous times.

Hence this reference article you are reading now.

The article is something that we use to look up our favorite Islamic quotes. Just hit the keys CRTL F and search by topic area. We have each quote introduced by a very standard English description. We also have multiple terms used in the heading, so that the quote can be found by using different terms that mean roughly the same thing. We place the original source at the end of the quote, but not the references where the sources from where it was found.

See our references for this article and related articles at this link and this link.

The Islamic Quotes

Quote #1: Christians as the Worst of Creatures: Jews as the Worst of Creatures: Non-Believers as the Worst of Creatures: Non Believers Will Burn In Hell

Those who reject (Truth), among the People of the Book and among Polytheists, will be in Hell-Fire, to dwell therin. They are the worst creatures. – Quran

Quote #2: The Jizyah or Jizya

Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold forbidden that which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued. – Quran 9:29

The requirement to pay the jizyah as declared by a Muslim conqueror.

“I call you to God and to Islam. If you respond to the call, then you are Muslims: You obtain the benefits they enjoy and take up the responsibilities they bear. If you refuse, then you must pay the jizyah. If you refuse the jizyah, I will bring against you tribes of people who are more eager for death than you are for life. We will then fight you until God decides between us and you.” – Khalid bin Al-Waheed (Muslim General, 632AD)

Quote #3: What Happens When Jesus Returns?

The Apostate Prophet states that, according to Islam, Jesus will:

  • End Christianity
  • Abolish Jizya (unnecessary now that everyone is Muslim)
  • Kill the pigs
  • Fight the Dajjal (Islamic antichrist)
  • Destroy all other religions
  • Fight the Jews

Quote #4: The Necessity to Fight Non-Believers

Fight those who do not believe in God, nor in the Last Day, nor forbid what God and His Messenger have forbidden, nor abide by the religion of truth—from among those who received the Scripture—until they pay the due tax, willingly or unwillingly.

30. The Jews said, “Ezra is the son of God,” and the Christians said, “The Messiah is the son of God.” These are their statements, out of their mouths. They emulate the statements of those who blasphemed before. May God assail them! How deceived they are!

31. They have taken their rabbis and their priests as lords instead of God, as well as the Messiah son of Mary. Although they were commanded to worship none but The One God. There is no god except He. Glory be to Him; High above what they associate with Him.

32. They want to extinguish God’s light with their mouths, but God refuses except to complete His light, even though the disbelievers dislike it. – Quran (9:30)

 

Allah’s Apostle said, “I have been ordered to fight the people till they say: ‘None has the right to be worshipped by Allah.” – Sahih Bukhari (Hadith)

Quote #5: What Islamic Sources Say About Secular Governments

We want to reiterate that we are warriors who are carrying out Jihad (religious war) in Nigeria and our struggle is based on the traditions of the holy prophet. We will never accept any system of government apart from the one stipulated by Islam because that is the only way that the Muslims can be liberated.

We do not believe in any system of government, be it traditional or orthodox except the Islamic system and that is why we will keep on fighting against democracy, capitalism, socialism and whatever. We will not allow the Nigerian Constitution to replace the laws that have been enshrined in the Holy Qur’an, we will not allow adulterated conventional education (Boko) to replace Islamic teachings.

We will not respect the Nigerian government because it is illegal. We will continue to fight its military and the police because they are not protecting Islam. We do not believe in the Nigerian judicial system and we will fight anyone who assists the government in perpetrating illegalities. – Boko Haram

 

Janjalani, however, was no mere Muslim fighter or mujahideen; he was a charismatic and a serious Muslim scholar. Born on the Philippine island of Basilan (see map), today an ASG stronghold, Janjalani (ironically) attended high school in the Catholic-run Claret College in the Basilan capital, Isabela. Though he did not finish high school, he obtained a scholarship from the government of Saudi Arabia to the Ummu I-Qura in Mecca, where he studied Islamic jurisprudence for three years. Later he studied Islamic revolution in Pakistan, becoming attracted to the concept of jihad. In 1984, Janjalani went back to Basilan and became an avid preacher, if to limited audiences, in the Santa Barbara madrassa in Zamboanga City. His various theological statements and public proclamations revealed a deep grasp of Islam, particularly Wahhabi theology, which considers other Muslim communities heretical. Janjalani delivered at least eight discourses, or khutbah, within a radical framework based on the Quranic concept of jihad fi-sabil-lillah (fighting and dying for the cause of Islam). His discourses indicted both Muslims, even mullahs, and non-Muslims for superficial knowledge of the Quran and the Hadith (the collected tradition of Muhammad and his sayings). One of his discourses vehemently condemned the Philippine constitution as a guide for Philippine society and asserted the Quran “as the only worthy guide for human life since it is perfect creation of Allah who cannot err and who knows everything.”

Quote #6: Islamic Quotes on Slavery: Sex Slavery: Blacks as 1/2 the Worth of Other Slaves

On Beating a Slave and Then Not Having Sex With Her

(Mohammed)None of you should flog his wife as he flogs a slave and then have sexual intercourse with her in the last part of the day. – Sahih Bukhari 7:62:132

On Black Slaves Being the Lowest of Humans

..listen to your ruler, even if he is an Ethiopian slave whose head looks like a raisin. – Sahih Bukhari 9:89:256

ISIS’s Views on Slavery

“We will conquer your Rome, break your crosses, and enslave your women,” Adnani, the spokesman, promised in one of his periodic valentines to the West. “If we do not reach that time, then our children and grandchildren will reach it, and they will sell your sons as slaves at the slave market.” – ISIS

 

In its digital magazine Dabiq, ISIL explicitly claimed religious justification for enslaving Yazidi women. According to The Wall Street Journal, ISIL appeals to apocalyptic beliefs and claims “justification by a Hadith that they interpret as portraying the revival of slavery as a precursor to the end of the world”. ISIL appeals to the hadith and Quran when claiming the right to enslave and rape captive non-Muslim women. According to Dabiq, “enslaving the families of the kuffar and taking their women as concubines is a firmly established aspect of the Sharia’s that if one were to deny or mock, he would be denying or mocking the verses of the Quran and the narration of the Prophet … and thereby apostatizing from Islam.” – ISIS

What is the Penalty for Freeing a  Slave

Allah the exalted said [in the Koran]: “And what can make you know what is [breaking through] the difficult pass [hell]? It is the freeing of a slave.” And [the prophet Muhammad] said: “Whoever frees a believer Allah frees every organ of his body from hellfire.”

 

The Yazidi women in Sinjar didn’t realise it yet, but the Isis fighters were carrying out a pre-planned mass abduction for the purpose of institutionalised rape. Initially they were looking for unmarried women and girls over eight.

At first, the women and girls were taken to prearranged locations in Iraq where they were handed out to the Isis fighters who took part in the attack on Sinjar. To avoid being raped, some of the girls killed themselves by slitting their wrists or throats, or hanging themselves, or throwing themselves from buildings. – The Guardian

 

Classical Islamic law allowed men to have sexual intercourse with their female slaves. Legal and literary documents show that those slaves used for sexual service were differentiated at slave markets from those who were intended mainly for domestic services. These slave girls were called “slaves for pleasure” (muṭʿa, ladhdha) or “slave-girls for sexual intercourse” (jawārī al-waṭ).

Slave women did not veil and like prostitutes were exempt from a lot of the gender restrictions upon upper-class women. While free women were regulated by higher standards of modesty, most Islamic jurists stated that female slaves were not required to cover their arms, hair or legs below the knees. Some did not require them to cover their chest either. – Wikipedia

 

Enslavement was intended both as a debt and form of humiliation. The sexual relationship between a concubine and her master was viewed as a debt of humiliation upon the woman until she gave birth to her master’s child and the master’s later death. Becoming a slave meant that the person was stripped of their honour. The ulama asserted that slavery was a divine punishment for not being a Muslim. In the words of az-Aziz b.Ahmad al-Bukhari “servitude is a vestige of obstinacy in refusing to believe in one God”. Al-Sharif al-Jurjani stated that slavery in Islamic law was a “penalty for unbelief.” An Algerian scholar who lived in Morocco, Ahmad al-Wansharisi, described the purpose of slavery as a “humiliation” for previous or continuing disbelief. – Wikipedia

Umm walad (mother of child) is a title given to a woman who gave birth to her master’s child.[1] If a female slave gave birth to her master’s child she still remained a slave. However, the master would no longer be allowed to sell her. She would also become free once he died.

The Banu Thaqif and Banu Hawazin tribes decided to go to war against Muhammad under the leadership of Malik ibn Awf. Malik had the unfortunate idea of bringing the women, children and livestock with his army. He believed that by bringing their women and children with the army, all his soldiers would fight more courageously to defend them. When Muhammad was informed that the Hawazin had brought their women, children and livestock with them, he smiled and said “Inshaa Allah, all these will become the booty of war for the Muslims.”

The Muslim army defeated the Hawazin and captured their women and children. The pagan soldiers fled.[67] The war booty which the Muslims obtained was 24,000 camels, more than 40,000 goats, 160,000 dirhams worth of silver and 6,000 women and children.[68] Muhammad waited ten days for the Hawazin to repent and reclaim their families and properties. However, none of them came. Finally, Muhammad distributed the war booty among the Muslim soldiers.[69] The Muslim soldiers initially hesitated to have sex with the married female captives, until a verse was revealed giving them permission to have sex with them:

Imam Ahmad recorded that Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri said, “We captured some women from the area of Awtas who were already married, and we disliked having sexual relations with them because they already had husbands. So, we asked the Prophet about this matter, and this Ayah (verse) was revealed, Also (forbidden are) women already married, except those whom your right hands possess). Consequently, we had sexual relations with these women.” (emphasis added) – Wikipedia

 

Because bearing her master’s child could lead to freedom for a slave-girl, some female slaves had a motive to have sex with their owners. (emphasis added) This angered the master’s wives who would often punish such slaves.

The female slaves were traded as chattel. Because female slaves were traded among men and many of them had been owned by up to thirty men consecutively, they had a great deal of knowledge about sexual intercourse and were able to tutor elite adolescent males about sexual techniques.

Slave women did not veil and like prostitutes were exempt from a lot of the gender restrictions upon upper-class women. While free women were regulated by higher standards of modesty, most Islamic jurists stated that female slaves were not required to cover their arms, hair or legs below the knees. Some did not require them to cover their chest either.

If they were unattractive the captors would keep them as servants and if they were beautiful the captors were allowed to keep them as their concubines. The captors were also allowed to sell her. Due to this some female captives committed suicide.

The most highly desired slave-concubines in the Muslim world were not African women, but white girls, typically of Circassian or Georgian origin. However, they were very expensive. – Wikipedia

 

One Umayyad ruler, Abd al-Rahman III, was known to have possessed more than 6000 concubines.

The Ottoman rulers would keep hundreds, even thousands, of concubines. Female war captives were often turned into concubines for the Ottoman rulers. Ambitious slave families associated with the palace would also frequently offer their daughters up as concubines.

Slave traders would abduct and sell Circassian girls. The Circassian and Georgian women were systematically trafficked to eastern harems. This practice lasted into the 1890s.[99] Fynes Moryson noted that some Muslim men would keep their wives in various cities while others would keep them in a single house and would keep adding as many women as their lusts permitted.

Since the late 1300s Ottoman sultans would only permit heirs born from concubines to inherit their throne. Each concubine was only permitted to have one son. Once a concubine would bear a son she would spend the rest of her life plotting in favour of her son. If her son was to successfully become the next Sultan, she would become an unquestionable ruler. After the 1450s the Sultans stopped marrying altogether. Because of this there was great surprise when Sultan Sulayman fell in love with his concubine and married her. – Wikipedia

 

It was narrated that Jabir said: “A slave came and gave his pledge to the Messenger of Allah to emigrate, and the Prophet did not realize he was a slave. The his master came looking for him. The Prophet said: “Sell him to me.” So he bought him for two black slaves, then he did not accept the pledge of anyone after that until he had asked: Is he a slave.”

Sex Slavery as a Virtue of Slavery

In 2016, a British imam who claims to be anti-extremist, affirmed the legitimacy of sex slavery to his followers. The next year, a Kuwaiti Sheikh called enslaving unbelievers “one of the virtues of Islam.” There have also been several modern-day fatwas endorsing the sexual abuse of non-Muslim women following capture.

In 2016, a scholar at Egypt’s al-Azhar, the most prestigious Islamic school in the Sunni world, stated that non-Muslim women could be captured in a time of war become “property” and can be raped “in order to humiliate them.

The History of Sex Slaves Taken as Mohammed’s Conquest

An account of women taken as slaves in battle by Muhammad’s men after their husbands and fathers were killed. The woman was raped with Muhammad’s approval. – Sahih Bukhari 62:137 (The Religion of Peace)

Another account of females taken captive and raped with Muhammad’s approval. In this case it is evident that the Muslims intend on selling the women after raping them because they are concerned about devaluing their price by impregnating them. Muhammad is asked about coitus interruptus. – Sahih Bukhari 34:432 (The Religion of Peace)

Muhammad and his men take captive “some excellent Arab women” from the Banu Mustaliq.  Their dilemma then becomes that they want to rape the women, but they also want to ‘ransom’ them, knowing that their captives will be of less value if pregnant. When they ask Muhammad about coitus interruptus, their prophet tells them that it doesn’t matter how they rape the women because “every soul will be born” anyway. – Sahih Muslim 3371 

On Reversing Emancipation of Slaves on the Death of Their Master

A man freed six slaves on the event of his death, but Muhammad reversed the emancipation and kept four in slavery to himself. He cast lots to determine which two to free. Sahih Muslim 4112(The Religion of Peace)

Beating Slaves

A slave girl is given a “violent beating” by Ali in the presence of Muhammad, who does nothing about it. – Ibn Ishaq 734

Not Beating Your Slaves

“Do not beat your wife as you beat your slave-girl” – Abu Dawud 1:142

Quote #7: On Beating Women: Beating Wives: Men Are In Charge of Women

Men are in charge of women, because Allah hath made one of them to excel the other, and because they spend of their property (for the support of women). So good women are obedient, guarding the secret that Allah hath guarded. As for those from whom ye fear rebellion, admonish them and banish them to beds apart, and scourge them (beat them). Then if they obey you, seek not a way against them Lo! Allah is ever high, exalted, great. – Koran 4:34

 

(Ayesha) I have not seen any woman suffering as much as the believing women. – Sahih Bukhari 5825

Ayesha, Mohammed’s child-wife, is referring to Muslims when she says believing women. And this is in reference to the pagan women. The context is a Muslim woman who was beaten so badly that her skin was green.

 

Quote #8: Women are 1/2 of Men: Women Are Deficient In Intelligence

What is deficient in our intelligence and religion?” He said, “Is not the evidence of two women equal to the witness of one man?” They replied in the affirmative. He said, “This is the deficiency in her intelligence. Isn’t it true that a woman can neither pray nor fast during her menses?” The women replied in the affirmative. He said, “This is the deficiency in her religion.” – Hadith 304

Once Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) went out to the Musalla (to offer the prayer) of `Id-al-Adha or Al-Fitr prayer. Then he passed by the women and said, “O women! Give alms, as I have seen that the majority of the dwellers of Hell-fire were you (women).” They asked, “Why is it so, O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) ?” He replied, “You curse frequently and are ungrateful to your husbands. I have not seen anyone more deficient in intelligence and religion than you. A cautious sensible man could be led astray by some of you.” The women asked, “O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ)! What is deficient in our intelligence and religion?” He said, “Is not the evidence of two women equal to the witness of one man?” They replied in the affirmative. He said, “This is the deficiency in her intelligence. Isn’t it true that a woman can neither pray nor fast during her menses?” The women replied in the affirmative. He said, “This is the deficiency in her religion.” – Sahih Bukhari Dar-us-Salam reference Hadith 304

On `Id ul Fitr or `Id ul Adha Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) (p.b.u.h) went out to the Musalla. After finishing the prayer, he delivered the sermon and ordered the people to give alms. He said, “O people! Give alms.” Then he went towards the women and said. “O women! Give alms, for I have seen that the majority of the dwellers of Hell-Fire were you (women).” The women asked, “O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ)! What is the reason for it?” He replied, “O women! You curse frequently, and are ungrateful to your husbands. I have not seen anyone more deficient in intelligence and religion than you. – Sahih Bukhari Dar-us-Salam reference Hadith 1462

The Prophet said, “Isn’t the witness of a woman equal to half of that of a man?” The women said, “Yes.” He said, “This is because of the deficiency of a woman’s mind.” Sahih Bukhari Dar-us-Salam referenceHadith 2658

Quote #10: On the Sharia

Sharia Rules and Punishments

Rule #LawPunishment
1ApostasyDeath
2HomosexualityVaries between death and imprisonment.
3Child Marriage / PedophiliaAllowed
4RapeRapist can often escape punishment through marrying their victim.
5Women's InheritanceWomen can and do inherit property at roughly 1/2 stake to men.
6SlaveryAllowed and still active in several Muslim countries. Borderline slavery is rampant in the Gulf states, and western countries are happy to keep strong relations with these countries.
7Non-Muslims Cannot Keep or Bear ArmsCould not find what happens if a non-Muslim is caught bearing arms.
8Dimmis (non-Muslims) are second class citizens.Various
9Non-Muslims cannot repair or rebuild their places of worship.Various
10Non-Muslims must feed and house any Muslim for three days in their house.N/A
11Non-Muslims can have their property taken by Muslims and no 4rth amendment protection. N/A
12Inconsistent criminal prosecution for Muslims versus non-MuslimsVarious, in Gulf states criminal codes do not protect non-Muslims.
13No Non-Muslim can bring testimony against a MuslimVarious
14Supports cruel and unusual punishment.Various, cutting off hands for theft, stoning, etc..
15Rape victimsRape victims are punished for adultery, and sometimes killed. Any uncovered woman is normally interpreted as having brought the rape on herself.
16Protection for fathers and brothers that commit honor killing.N/A
17Sharia denies participatory government. Sharia environments simply have no voting. Imagine voting in Brunei or Saudi Arabia or Qatar
18Alcohol is illegalBetween 40 & 100 lashes in Qatar (Not enforced against non-Muslims)
19Muslim men can have 4 wives, and an unlimited number of slaves.N/A
20Women is accorded 1/2 the weight as men in court.N/A
21No separation between church and state. Sharia is in combined church/government law. All is unified under Sharia.N/A
21AdulteryStoning is a favorite for adultery. Sometimes this is performed in a very impromptu manner, but on other occasions the adulterer is buried in sand up to their neck and their head is stoned until they are dead. "Article 88 of Qatar's criminal code declares the punishment for adultery is 100 lashes. Adultery is punishable by death when a Muslim woman and a non-Muslim man are involved." - Wikipedia
22Blasphemy7 Years in prison in Qatar
23Proselytizing (i.e. trying to convert Muslims from Islam)10 years in prison in Qatar
24Wearing immodest clothingFlogging in Qatar
25Non-Muslims are subject to the Jizyah, a tax on non-believers.Unclear the Hadith states they should be fought.
26Divorce: It is very easy for a man to divorce his wife, but often close to impossible for a woman to divorce their husband.In most cases, the court and the Imans will order women back to their husbands, even if they are abusive.
27Wife BeatingAllowed, According to Mohammed, even if the woman's skin is green from the beating.

Quote #11: Marriage is About Purchasing a Woman’s Genitals

In traditional juristic understanding, it is the male’s ownership of a woman’s sexual organs which makes sex licit in Islam. Islamic jurists describe marriage as a kind of sale where the wife’s private parts are purchased. However, there are some differences between the rights of a wife and female slave. While a free Muslim woman was considered to be a man’s honour, a slave-girl was merely property and not a man’s honour. – Wikipedia

Quote #12: Christians as the Worst of Creatures: Jews as the Worst of Creatures: Non-Believers as the Worst of Creatures: Non Believers Will Burn In Hell

Those who reject (Truth), among the People of the Book and among Polytheists, will be in Hell-Fire, to dwell therin. They are the worst creatures. – Quran

 

I will expel the Jews and the Christians from the Arabian Peninsula. – Sahih Muslim 4366

Quote #13: 72 Virgins

Ibn Abi Awfa said, Allah be well-pleased with him: The Messenger of Allah said, upon him blessings and peace: “Every man from the People of Paradise shall be married off to four thousand virgins, eight thousand slave-girls, and one hundred wide-eyed maidens of Paradise. (emphasis added)

They shall all meet him within every seven days.

They shall say with their exquisite voices no creature has ever heard the like before: ‘We are the everlasting women, we never grow old, we are the refined women, we never grow sour, we are the ever-pleased women, we never anger, we are the sedentary ones, we never travel away, blessings to him who is for us and we are for him!’” – Wikiislam

 

“The smallest reward for the people of Heaven is an abode where there are eighty thousand servants (emphasis added) and seventy-two houri, over which stands a dome decorated with pearls, aquamarine, and ruby, as wide as the distance from al-Jabiyyah to San’a. – Wikipedia

 

There are six things with Allah for the martyr. He is forgiven with the first flow of blood (he suffers), he is shown his place in Paradise, he is protected from punishment in the grave, secured from the greatest terror, the crown of dignity is placed upon his head—and its gems are better than the world and what is in it—he is married to seventy-two wives among the wide-eyed houris (Ar. اثْنَتَيْنِ وَسَبْعِينَ زَوْجَةً مِنَ الْحُورِ الْعِينِ) of Paradise, and he may intercede for seventy of his close relatives.

In the Quran, there is no overt mention of sexual intercourse in Paradise. However, its existence has been reported in hadiths, tafsirs and Islamic commentaries saying that Houris will have sexual intercourse with faithful men in Paradise.

Quranic commentators
Sunni sources mention that like all men and women of Paradise, the houris do not experience urination, defecation or menstruation. – Wikipedia

 

Ibn Abi Awfa said, Allah be well-pleased with him: The Messenger of Allah said, upon him blessings and peace: “Every man from the People of Paradise shall be married off to four thousand virgins, eight thousand slave-girls, and one hundred wide-eyed maidens of Paradise. (emphasis added)

They shall all meet him within every seven days.

They shall say with their exquisite voices no creature has ever heard the like before: ‘We are the everlasting women, we never grow old, we are the refined women, we never grow sour, we are the ever-pleased women, we never anger, we are the sedentary ones, we never travel away, blessings to him who is for us and we are for him!’” – Wikiislam

ISIS and 72 Virgins

Like other violent “jihadi” groups, IS entices men to join its ranks by promising them they will be granted 72 eternally young and beautiful virgins when they die in battle and go to heaven.

This is a powerful piece of recruitment propaganda for male militants.

But it is hardly attractive for IS brides, who are told that after death they will be reunited with their dead husbands in paradise — after he has settled down with his hours. – Radio Free Europe

Quote #14: Taqiyya

“Whoever expresses disbelief in God after having accepted belief [will suffer greatly] – except him who is forced while his heart is still at peace in belief” Quran – 16:106
“Let not the believers take unbelievers for their allies in preference to believers. Whoever does this has no connection with God, unless you but guard yourselves against them as a precaution.” – Quoran 3:28 
In this case, such believers are allowed to show friendship outwardly, but never inwardly. – Ibn Kathir (Islamic Scholar)
We smile in the face of some people although our hearts curse them. – Abu Darda
Islam uses the notion of taqiyya, where Muslims, consciously or unconsciously, hide their true opinion as they are not in the majority. If I ask a Muslim in the street what he thinks about homosexuality, he will either remain silent or give a politically correct answer. As the number of Muslims increases, even when they are not violent, the ideology of Islam will become more prominent and society will change.

Quote #15: The Dhimma

We offer them (non-Muslims) three choices: Islam; the dhimma contract – involving payment of jizya; if they refuse this they will have nothing but the sword”, ISIL said. ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi further noted that Christians who do not agree with those terms must “leave the borders of the Islamic Caliphate” within a specified deadline. ISIL had already set similar rules for Christians in Raqqa, once one of Syria’s more liberal cities. However, on 29 March 2016, ISIL issued a decree preventing Christians and Armenians from leaving Raqqa.

The persecution of Yazidis has been labelled a genocide. This religious sect has been subjected to massacres, forced conversion, forced exile, rape, torture, slavery, sexual slavery, and forced conscription. There have been numerous massacres in attacks on Yazidi villages. In many of the massacres, militants separate the men from the women. Afterward, the men are lined up at checkpoints along the side of the road, shot, and bulldozed into mass graves. Sometimes, men are also given the option of converting to Islam or being executed, so there have been many instances of both forced conversions and killings for refusal to convert to ISIL’s version of Islam.

Yazidi women and children captives are often raped by multiple men, typically friends of their captors. They believe that if a woman is raped by ten ISIL fighters, she will become Muslim. – Wikipedia

Islam uses the notion of taqiyya, where Muslims, consciously or unconsciously, hide their true opinion as they are not in the majority. If I ask a Muslim in the street what he thinks about homosexuality, he will either remain silent or give a politically correct answer. As the number of Muslims increases, even when they are not violent, the ideology of Islam will become more prominent and society will change. – Muslims

Quote #16: The Murder of Those That Listen to Music

From among my followers, there will be some people who will consider illegal sexual intercourse, the wearing of silk, the drinking of alcoholic drinks, and the use of musical instruments, as unlawful. – Sahih Bukhari 5590

 

Allah will destroy them during the night and will the mountain fall on them, and he will transform the rest of them into monkeys and pigs and they will remain so until the Day of Resurrection – Sahih Bukhari 5590

Quote #17: On Being Martyred

(Mohammed) By him in whose hands my soul is! I would love to be martyred in Allah’s caues and then come back to life and then get martyred, and then come back to life again and then get martyred and then come back to life again and then get martyred.  – Sahih Bukhari 2797

Quote #18: Punishment for Those Who Wage Wars Against Allah or Make Mischief in the Land

(Mohammed) The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and his apostle and strive to make mischief in the land is only this, that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and feet should be cut off on opposite sides or they should be imprisoned – Quran 5:33

Quote #19: On Marrying Very Young Girls

(Mohammed) He said, “Did you marry a virgin or a matron? I replied “A matron.” He said, “Why didn’t you marry a young girl so that you may play with her and she with you?” – Sahih Bukhari 7:62:16
The context of this story is Mohammed telling his friends to marry a very young girl, as Mohammed did with Ayesha when she was six years old.

Quote #20: On Women Covering Themselves

“And say to the believing women that they cast down their looks and guard their private parts and do not display their ornaments except what appears thereof, and let them wear their head-coverings over their bosoms, and not display their ornaments except to their husbands or their fathers, or the fathers of their husbands, or their sons, or the sons of their husbands, or their brothers, or their brothers’ sons, or their sisters’ sons, or their women, or those whom their right hands possess, or the male servants not having need (of women), or the children who have not attained knowledge of what is hidden of women; and let them not strike their feet so that what they hide of their ornaments may be known.” The woman is not only supposed to cover herself, except with relatives, but to look down, so as to avoid making eye-contact with men. – Quran 24:31 

“It shall be no crime in them as to their fathers, or their sons, or their brothers, or their brothers’ sons, or their sisters’ sons, or their woman, or the slaves which their right hands possess, if they speak to them unveiled” A woman may present herself without a veil only to family and slaves. – Quran 33:55

Lying About the Compulsion to Wear Coverings

In 2017, al-Azhar university in Egypt decreed that the veil was compulsory for Muslim women… and not even open for debate: “It is not acceptable that anyone from the public or non-specialized people, regardless of their culture, to voice their opinions on the matter.” Can anyone seriously claim that the leading Sunni institution in the world doesn’t understand Islam?

Many women do wear the hijab by choice, but it is impossible to say what percentage, since the pressure to cover one’s head can be subtle or pronounced. In 2011, an imam at a supposedly moderate mosque in Sammamish, Washington claimed that Muslim wives wear the hijab because they want to, but then stated that they may be “punished” if they refuse. In Pakistan, uncovered women are routinely attacked with acid. In Iran, Basij fundamentalists have raped and killed dress code violators. – The Religion of Peace (https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/veils.aspx)

Rape as Justified by Not Covering the “Meat”

Clerics, such as Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali, have said that unveiled victims of public rape invited their attackers: “If I came across a rape crime – kidnap and violation of honour – I would discipline the man and order that the woman be arrested and jailed for life.’ Why would you do this, Rafihi? He says because if she had not left the meat uncovered, the cat wouldn’t have snatched it… If you take uncovered meat and put it on the street, on the pavement, in a garden, in a park or in the backyard, without a cover and the cats eat it, is it the fault of the cat or the uncovered meat? The uncovered meat is the problem.” – The Religion of Peace (https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/veils.aspx)

What is the Muslim Definition of Rape?

In responding to a 2014 anti-hijab demonstration by women, an Iranian activist bluntly stated that “it is a man’s right to benefit from what he loves. When a man forces himself onto a woman because she is showing off her beauty, this should not be considered rape.”

Even the most prominent Islamic scholar in Europe, Tariq Ramadan, told one of his own rape victims: “Either you wear a veil or you get raped.” – The Religion of Peace (https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/veils.aspx)

Baby Burqas to Prevent Rape?

In 2014, a cleric suggested that babies be put into burqas to protect them against molestation. (Condemning child molesters eventually occurred to him as an afterthought). – The Religion of Peace (https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/veils.aspx)

Quote #21: On the Rise and Decline of the Islamic World

This quote is from the book What Went Wrong.

At the peak of Islamic power, there was only one civilization that was comparable in the level, quality, and variety of achievement; that was of course China. But Chinese civilization remained essentially local, limited to one region, East Asia, and to one racial group. It was exported to some degree, but only to neighboring and kindred peoples. Islam in contrast created a world civilization, polyethnic, multiracial, international, one might even say intercontinental. For centuries the world view and self-view of Muslims seemed well-grounded. Islam represented the greatest military power on earth — its armies, at the very same time, were invading Europe and Africa, India, and China. It was the foremost economic power in the world, trading in a wide range of commodities through a far-flung network of commerce and communications in Asia, Europe, and Africa; importing slaves and gold from Africa, slaves and wool from Europe, and exchanging a variety of foodstuffs, materials, and manufactures with the civilized countries of Asia. It had achieved the highest level so far in human history in the arts and sciences of civilization. Inheriting the knowledge and skills of the ancient Middle East, of Greece and of Persia it added to them several important innovations from outside, such as the use and manufacture of paper from China and the decimal position numbering system from India.

And then, suddenly, the relationship changed. Even before the Renaissance, Europeans were beginning to make significant progress in the civilized arts. With the advent of the New Learning, they advanced by leaps on bounds, leaving the scientific and technological, and eventually the cultural heritage of the Islamic world far behind them. The Muslims for a long time remained unaware of this. The great translation movement that centuries earlier had brought many Greek, Persian and Syriac works within the purview of Muslim and other Arabic readers had come to an end, and the new scientific literature of Europe was almost totally unknown to them. Until the late eighteenth century, only one medical book was translated into a Middle Eastern language.

Quote #22: On the Repetitive Violence of Islamic Terrorism

By contrast, Islamic terrorists staged nearly ten thousand deadly attacks in just the six years following September 11th, 2001.  If one goes back to 1971, when Muslim armies in Bangladesh began the mass slaughter of Hindus, through the years of Jihad in the Sudan, Kashmir and Algeria, and the present-day Sunni-Shia violence in Iraq, the number of innocents killed in the name of Islam probablyexceeds five million over this same period.

In the last ten years, there have been perhaps a few dozen attacks in which death occurred at the hands of outliers motivated by a religion other than Islam (see GTD). Such a small handful of loners acting in isolation can legitimately be chalked up to mental illness or (at best) genuine misunderstanding.

By contrast, Islamic terror is organized and methodical. Islamist groups span the globe with tens of thousands of dedicated members, despite intensely targeted counter-measures. Supporters number in the tens of millions. They are open about their religious goals and they kill in the name of Allah each and every day of the year. Verses in their holy texts arguably support them. There are no video debates where they are challenged on theology by “moderates.” – The Religion of Peace

Quote #23: How Islam Became About Sharia Rather than Ijtihad

Interpretation (ijtihad) of the Qur’an and the Sunnah, insofar as it was needed, was accomplished by these four imams by the early ninth century. By twelfth century, it was thought that there was no need for further interpretation or elaboration, just application; the door to ijihad closed. After the fixation of the law, taqlid (the opposite of ijtihad), or imitate of the recognized rulings, became the norm. This is why, according to British scholar W. Montgomery Watt, “the central discipline is Islamic education was not theology but jurisprudence.” The right path has been set. Within it, all human actions were categorized as: obligation, “duty”(fard); “recommended” (mandub); legitimate or indifferent, “permitted” (mubah); discouraged, “reprehensible” (makruh); and “forbidden” (haram). There was nothing one could do for which guidance was not available and necessary. One needed only to follow the prescriptions as instructed by the ulema (Islamic jurisprudence scholars). There was no need to look beyond sacred scripture.

This was obviously not an orientation conducive to philosophy, ethics or natural theology. In fact, the subject of philosphy was removed from the cirruculum of the famous al-Azhar university in Cairo and was not reinstated until late in the nineteenth century at the insistence of the Egyptian reformer Muhammed ‘Abduh. – The Closing of the Muslim Mind

Quote #24: How All Non Muslims Are Apostates and Can Have No Equality with Muslims

Sharia does not contain the concept of citizenship, for which there was not word in Arabic. In its terms, the inequality between believers and unbelievers appears to be unbridgeable. This is evident from the rigid discrimination against non-Muslims in Saudi Arabia, a Sharia state, and in the vulgarly expressed opinions of Islamists like Abu Hamza, who wishes to impose Sharia in Great Britain. He declared, “Only the most ignorant and animal minded individuals would insist that prophet killer (Jews) and Jesus worshipers (Christians) deserve the same rights as us.” As mentioned before, Islam is considered the din al-fitra, the religion that is “natural” to man. It was Adam’s religion and would be everyone’s religion were they not converted as children to apostasy in their upbringing by Christians, Jews, Hindus, or others. Therefore, restoring everyone to Islam is the only path to true “equality.” – The Closing of the Muslim Mind

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