Eboo Patel Quotes

Enjoy the best inspirational, motivational, positive, funny and famous quotes by Eboo Patel. Use words and picture quotations to push forward and inspire you keep going in life!

Advertisment

Image, My favorite single line from the Qur’an is from Surah 49:13, which

Picture Quotes

My favorite single line from the Qur’an is from Surah 49:13, which says that God made us different nations and tribes that we may come to know one another, in the sense that diversity is holy and it was created by God. What we humans are meant to do with that diversity is engage in positive interaction with each other and come to know one another – because knowledge is holy and pluralism or positive engagement is holy.

Eboo Patel

Image, I dream of a world where people from different backgrounds are praying

Picture Quotes

I dream of a world where people from different backgrounds are praying and working for the flourishment of communities different from them, and I find my sustenance not only in these stories in scripture, but in stories of human existence also - the story of the Bosnian Muslim man who took to a Serbian couple with a new baby a liter of milk every day during that horrible struggle in the former Yugoslavia, because he said even if our tribes, our nations, are at war with each other, there is something deeply human about me wishing that your baby survives... Read more »

Eboo Patel

Advertisment

Image, A social entrepreneur is somebody who knows how to make an idea

Picture Quotes

A social entrepreneur is somebody who knows how to make an idea reality, and one of the great ideas of our time is pluralism. Can people from different backgrounds live together in mutual peace and loyalty? And what we need is a generation of young social entrepreneurs who know how to make that great idea reality in an historical moment where religious extremists are, frankly, making their idea reality.

Eboo Patel

Image, Too many people think that the faith line divides Muslims and Christians

Picture Quotes

Too many people think that the faith line divides Muslims and Christians or Jews and Hindus, or just to say that there is this clash of civilizations and people from different religions are inevitably against each other, inherently opposed to each other. I don't believe that for a second. I think the faith line divides totalitarians and pluralists, which is to say that totalitarians from different religious backgrounds.

Eboo Patel

Advertisment