Muhammad Ali Jinnah Quotes

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Failure is a word unknown to me.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


I cannot understand the logic of those who have been deliberately and mischievously propagating that the Constitution of Pakistan will not be based on Islamic Sharia. Islamic principles today are as much applicable to life as they were 1300 years ago.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


The great majority of us are Muslims. We follow the teachings of the Prophet Mohammed (may peace be upon him). We are members of the brotherhood of Islam in which all are equal in rights, dignity and self-respect. Consequently, we have a special and a very deep sense of unity. But make no mistake: Pakistan is not a theocracy or anything like it.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


In Pakistan lies our deliverance, defence and honour...In our solidarity, unity and discipline lie the strength, power and sanction behind us to carry on this fight successfully. No sacrifice should be considered too great. We shall never accept any future constitution on the basis of a united India.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Expect the best, Prepare for the worst.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


I sincerely hope that they (relations between India and Pakistan) will be friendly and cordial. We have a great deal to do...and think that we can be of use to each other (and to) the world.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


I am NOT fighting for Muslims, believe me, when I demand Pakistan.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


India is not a nation, nor a country. It is a subcontinent of nationalities.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


I have nothing to do with this pseudo-religious approach that Gandhi is advocating.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Come forward as servants of Islam, organize the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah