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Oil wealth has been a curse on us, made us weak and docile. ...
by Abu Bakar Bashir

Oil wealth has been a curse on us, made us weak and docile.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Muslims must believe that all power,
success and victory comes from God alone.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

The Prophet defeated the enemies of Islam even when
he and his followers were small in number.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

As long as Muslims were confident they could not be defeated,
but now we are just puppets.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

 

What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything?
- Abu Bakar Bashir

But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir's proposal,
yet they talk about respect and honour.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Today the Western powers and media want to domesticate us like sheep,
to keep us tame and domesticated.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

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Look at the Afghans, during the time of the Soviet invasion.
They were among the poorest Muslims in the world,
yet they were sustained by their faith in God,
and God alone.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

If my children do not behave according to Islam,
if they do not pray for instance, I will punish them.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

But the weakness comes from these Westernised co-opted
Muslim leaders who just want to look good in the eyes
of the West and Western media.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western
powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank,
even when it is bad for their countries and they know this.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals,
so they remain soft instead.
The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders,
not the Muslim masses.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same,
he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held
in account later in the afterlife if he fails.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

What honour have we got left, when nobody is listening to us?
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Why should we use the Dollar even when we trade among ourselves?
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Islam is perfect, there is nothing to be added or changed.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

We should be proud that our Prophet came into the world
with the message of Islam to change it for the better,
and not for the worse, or to keep things as they are.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

This is why I have always said that it would be better if Muslims were poor.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Islam is fixed, stable, ordered and disciplined,
and so are Muslims.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

The Afghans did not have sophisticated weapons like the Soviets did,
but with their faith they defeated a superpower.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Laws are to be enforced justly but firmly,
with an iron hand.
This is the case anywhere, even in a family.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Because Islam in its original form was tough and hard,
not weak and pliable.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

You are right, but the weakness does not come from
the millions of Muslims in the world.
They do not mind being radical, they have no fear to
speak out and to protest and to jihad.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Islam's laws are fixed and that is why Islam is stable.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

The only model to follow is pure Islam.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the
injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society,
so they called him a radical.
So what? We should be proud of that!
- Abu Bakar Bashir

We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries,
and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow
ideas like democracy from others,
so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Arab leaders worry more about making money from the
profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the
other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them.
Their neighbours are being murdered,
but they only make calculations for their own benefit.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not
just in the books but enforced,
and enforced with determination.
There is no space and no room for democratic consultation.
The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to
discuss it anymore? Just implement it!
- Abu Bakar Bashir

There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the
courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims,
they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers,
and are indebted to them.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

But the West is trying to weaken Islam from outside and inside.
They attack our people and invade our countries from outside,
and they weaken us from within with ideas like secularism,
liberalism and democracy.
This is all designed to contaminate our pure Islam.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Formula for success: rise early, work hard,
strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty

Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else,
and we strive to swim on top.
- Joan Rivers

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Friendship and money: oil and water.
- Mario Puzo

The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes,
foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.
- Tony Snow

Already, China has undermined U.S.
foreign policy in efforts to gain access to oil resources in Iran and Sudan.
We simply cannot separate the political and economic values of oil.
- Jo Ann Emerson

By encouraging renewable energy sources such as wind energy,
we boost South Dakota's economy and we help reduce
America's dependence on foreign oil.
- Tim Johnson

I am planning a one-man art show of original Batman
oil paintings that I will show in New York City.
- Bob Kane

There is no free market in oil.
- Peter DeFazio

There are going to be questions about what major oil
companies are doing with all of the resources they're accumulating.
They can't escape that.
- Pete Domenici

Here was this vast machinery of government and they didn't know how it ran,
where you put in the gas, where you put in the oil,
where you turn the throttle.
- Maxwell D. Taylor

Oil prices have fallen lately.
We include this news for the benefit of gas stations,
which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months.
- William D. Tammeus

The fact is, we cannot drill our way to oil independence.
- Carl Pope

First off, the crude oil market, unlike every other commodity in America,
is virtually unregulated.
- Peter DeFazio

As we all know, no crude oil refineries have been built
in the United States since 1976.
During that time, close to 100 ethanol refineries have been built.
- John Shimkus

Simply put, drilling in ANWR would be expensive,
environmentally devastating, and would do very little
to fix our energy crisis or to bring down the price of oil and gasoline.
- Allyson Schwartz

You can mostly forget ethnic or religious differences.
The competition for a bigger share of the oil proceeds
is behind much of the fighting.
- Ed Harris

By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States
with as many oil imports as the Middle East.
- Anthony Lake

Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer.
The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars.
I think it's incumbent upon us to.
- Dan Aykroyd

We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves
off limits to exploration and production,
as The Washington Post editorial stated this week.
- Jim Costa

We have seen what the dependence and addiction to foreign
oil has done to us economically.
- Ron Kind

The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable,
laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!
- Francois Rabelais

Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury,
not a necessity like petrol.
But to me it's the oil of life.
- John Betjeman

The secret is to cook the aubergines the day before
and let them dry of all the oil they drank in cooking.
When you cook aubergine, they eat a lot of oil.
It can be very heavy.
- Nana Mouskouri

I believe Mexico should dedicate 100% of its oil revenues
to developing human capital and technological development.
None of us politicians should be able to touch that money.
- Vicente Fox

If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting.
- Peter Shaffer

We shouldn't be so dependent on foreign oil.
- Jon Corzine

We clearly need to break our addiction on Saudi Arabian
oil that is a security threat to the United States.
- Jay Inslee

The U.S.
now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East.
This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources
is an issue of national security.
- Kenny Marchant

You have to work with the auto industry,
the oil companies, you have to work to develop renewable fuel,
whether it's solar or different kinds of fuel or whatever.
- Ted Danson

I've never seen oil slicks covering such a large area in the Gulf of Mexico.
- John Amos

I find linseed oil and white lead the most satisfactory mediums.
- Edward Hopper

Finally, we should help developing nations like China
and India curb their exponentially increasing consumption of oil and natural gas,
which is driving world prices higher.
- Bobby Jindal

We will work to bring an element of stability to the price of oil.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

When the President was asked about global warming at
a public appearance yesterday,
he responded by talking about America's addiction to oil.
You make the connection.
- Gwen Ifill

I fought fire with oil.
- Dalton Trumbo

To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
- George MacDonald

If I think too much about all of those Chinese factories
where all the stuff in a Wal-Mart is made,
I get that woozy feeling you get when you see ducks covered in crude oil.
- Doug Coupland


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