What Others Says About Him
He must be called the saviour of Humanity. I believe that if a man like him were to assume the rule of modern world, he would succeed in solving its problems in a way that would bring it much needed peace and happiness. (The Genuine Islam, Singapore, Vol. 1, No. 8, 1936)
in his "Heroes and Hero-worship" told about his amazement as to: "How one man single handedly, could weld warring tribes and wandering Bedouins into a most powerful and civilized nation in less than two decades".
"Muhammad was the soul of kindness, and his influence was felt and never forgotten by those around him" (D.C. Sharma. "The Prophets of the East", Calcutta, 1935.pp.12)
"I BELIEVE IN ONE GOD, AND MUHAMMAD, APOSTLE OF GOD"is the simple and invariable profession of Islam.
"The intellectual image of the Deity has never been degraded by any visible idol; the hours of the Prophet have never transgressed the measure of human virtues; and his living precepts have restrained the gratitude of his disciples within the bounds of reason and religion". (History of the Saracen Empires, London, 1870, p.54)
Speaking on the aspect of equality before God in Islam, the famous poetess of India, Sarojini Naidu says: " It was the first religion that preached and practiced democracy for, in the mosque, when the call for prayers is sounded and worshippers are gathered together, the democracy of Islam is embodied five times a day when the peasant and king kneel side by and side and proclaim: "God Alone is Great" I have never been struck over and over again by this indivisible unity of Islam that makes man instinctively a brother." (S.
In the words of Prof. Hurgronje: "The league of nations founded by the prophet of Islam but the principle of international unity and human brotherhood on such universal foundations as to show candle to their nations. "He continues: "the fact is that no nations of the world can show a parallel to what Islam has done towards the realization of the idea of the League of Nations."
Michael H. Hard in his recently published book on rating of men who contributed towards the benefit and upliftment of mankind writes: "My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels." (M.H. Hard, "The 100: A ranking of the most influential persons in History", New York, 1987, pp.33).