That knowledge is very superficial which remains only on your tongue; the intrinsic merit and value of knowledge is that you act upto it.
Asia is, generally, a continent of hope. Country after country has been creating an enabling environment, to release the creativity and energies of its peoples.
The best form of devotion to the service of God is not to make a show of it.
An institution dedicated to proceeding beyond known limits must be committed to independent thinking. In a university scholars engage both orthodox and unorthodox ideas, seeking truth and understanding wherever they may be found.
Virtue is the key to success.
The best teaching is that which corrects you.
Development is ultimately about people about enabling them to participate fully in the process and to make informed choices and decisions on their futures.
Prefection is not of this world.
For a Muslim university it is appropriate to see learning and knowledge as a continuing acknowledgement of Allah's magnificence.
A man is a believer as long as he is virtuous.
A wise man needs each day an hour set apart in which to examine his conscience, and measure what he has gained or lost.
To create a pluralistic, civil society, private institutions must be established that meet needs of their constituent groups. The state cannot do it all.
Who lives long, will mourn his friends.
The conflict between the power blocs is gone, hopefully forever. The massive imposition of dogma on human minds may also be gone forever. Henceforth, artificial constraints on human intelligence will be replaced in many lands by new horizons of hope and thought.
There is the potential in the Islamic heritage to help modern societies cope with the confusions, disillusionments and moral vagaries that afflict them.
There is no treasure like knowledge.
God hath given His creatures nothing to place higher than reason.
Each breath of a man is a step nearer to death
you cannot articulate the [ismaili] Tariqah without articulating the concept of Imamat.
His Royal Highness [Aga khan IV] is not only a leader of the Ismaili community but also of the entire Muslim world.