"The world is not demanding U.S. leadership, which is often accomplished by threat, coercion, or bribery. The world wants to erase the domination of American self-interest, which has so often injured the peoples of the world."
"Iqbal was a poet-philosopher born in what is now Pakistan. His poetical works in Urdu and Persian easily earn him the title to the greatest poet in each of these languages in the twentieth century. His lectures, Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam, contain the profoundest attempt in modern times to reinterpret Islam and the Islamic experience in the light of modern science and philosophy."