If a nation believes that it can stand up against the big powers, this belief of theirs will lead them to develop the competence to be able to stand against the big powers.
April ۲۰, ۱۹۸۱
#Imam_Khomeini: You will not achieve independence until the existing westernized people do not leave the country or mend their way. They do not let us find ourselves to stand on our feet and understand we exist.
October ۲۹, ۱۹۷۹
What can be a better source of pride than that the US government with all its war equipment and military might, boastfulness, claims, allies among puppet regimes, all the wealth it has stolen from the oppressed countries of the world and control over mass media
The greatest service that our writers can render is to give hope to this nation that is standing up to the East and the West and does not want to be under an eastern or western system, that it can be independent of them until the very end.
January ۱۹, ۱۹۸۱
#Imam_Khomeini : These carnal desires and the puppetry of some Arab governments is the reason behind the failure of one hundred million Arab population to free #Palestine from the clutches of Israel.
October ۱۱, ۱۹۷۲
#Imam_Khomeini: Our great leader, the Commander of the Faithful(`a)did not consent to silence against tyranny, neither do we. At present, keeping silent against oppression is the same as aiding the oppressors.
۵ June ۱۹۶۴
Imam Khomeini: As knowledge alone is not useful, blind purification alone is not useful as well. Knowledge and purification of the self together elevate man to the station of humanity.
April ۸, ۱۹۸۴
#Imam_Khomeini: My son! Acquaint yourself with the #Qur'an, this great book of knowledge even by merely reading it, and find a way to the Beloved and do not imagine that recitation minus knowledge has no impact, as this is a temptation of the Satan.
April ۲۸, ۱۹۸۲
Do not fear the hue and cry of the powerful countries, for this century, by the will of God, marks the century of victory of the oppressed over the arrogant powers and right over wrong.
September ۶, ۱۹۸۱
My dear #youth! You are my hope. My #hope is on you. In one hand hold #Quran and in the other a #weapon and rise in such a way so as to defend your worth, honor and entity. Depredate them of the faculty to think or even conjecture a plot against you.
The #oppressed peoples of the world should be wakeful and vigilant and not be deceived by these plots and tricks and continue with their activities for achievement of #freedom and ridding of the bonds of colonialism and colonization.
If the people of Iran wanted to make American-sponsored peace, they would not break with the US in the first place, would not cut relations, would not expel American spies, and would not curtail its hand from #Iran. We cannot accept a peace proposed by #America.
The most serious danger faced by everybody and all the authorities is #selfishness. Man's greatest drawback lies in his self-centeredness. Every problem that befalls a person or the society because of [the actions of] the powerful entities stems from selfishness and #egoism.
#Imam_Khomeini : It will not be always like the time when our passenger plane was shot down by your warship. The children of the revolution will send your warships to the bottom of the Persian Gulf.
۲۰ July ۱۹۸۸
#Imam_Khomeini : All the conspiracies of the world-devourers against us from the imposed war to the economic sanction and the like is for us not to say that Islam is the answer for the society and for us to definitely ask their approval for our issues and steps.
has become so disgraced. It's helpless to face the brave nation of Iran, the hand of the Savior(May God hasten his glad advent). The US has become so desperate that it does not know to which way and to whom to turn. This is not but with assistance of Almighty God.
Imam's will: With a peaceful mind, a certain heart, a happy soul, and a conscience hopeful for Allah's mercy, I take my leave of all brothers and sisters to journey to the eternal abode. I need your prayers and beg for Almighty God's pardon and forgiveness for my inadequacies.
#Imam_Khomeini: in order to save Jerusalem doctrines based on faith and the power of Islam must be used and the political games which smack of compromising with and pleasing the superpowers discarded.
۱ August ۱۹۸۱
#Imam_Khomeini : Man's greatness is related to his #mentality, his conduct and his deeds. not with the model of his car. It dose not lie in having a guard and servants. Such things do not make a person great. They make him fall from that position of his.
January ۴, ۱۹۸۱
We are honored that we follow the religion established by the Command of Allah through His Prophet(s). We're proud that we're the followers of Imam `Ali(s) the embodiment of a man detached from all worldly chains, ones who was, in turn,
Imam_Khomeini : Islam came and drew a red line across racism and the only distinction it made between men stemmed from piety, fearing God. «Verily the most honored of you in the sight of God is he who is the most pious.» Islam is the pivotal point for all Muslims.
Sep ۹, ۱۹۶۴
#Imam_Khomeini: We are resolute to show to the whole world that we can defeat these superpowers with our faith. We are confronting the United States with all our might and we do not fear it.
November ۲۹, ۱۹۷۹
My biggest advice to you, dear son, is the recommendation of your loyal #mother. The rights of a mother cannot be enumerated & truly acknowledged. One night of a mother for his child is more valuable than years of the life of a committed father. April۱۹۸۲
Happy mother's Day
#Iran will never- God willing- stretch its hand to the #US, even if it is annihilated. Do they think that we surrender to the US for oil or anything else? We will never succumb to others to even if we are threatened with annihilation.
We hope that this year proves to be the year of #brotherhood in #faith and #unity of expression like it was at the onset of this movement. Needless to say, this spirit already does exist- with the grace of God Almighty- and I hope that it grows from strength to strength.
I have repeatedly invited the Muslim governments to #unity and #brotherhood vis-a-vis the foreigners and their mercenaries. They want to sow discord among the Muslims governments; to keep our esteemed Muslim governments in bondage and submission to #imperialism.
Man's greatness is related to his mentality, his conduct and his deeds. not with the model of his car. It dose not lie in having a guard and servants. Such things do not make a person great. They make him fall from that position of his.
January ۴, ۱۹۸۱
Today, all the afflictions and agonies of #America and the East and the West are due to the fact that the Iranian nation has not only get out of their protectorate, it has also called on others to be rid of the domination of tyrants. ۲۰ July ۱۹۸۸