Allama Iqbal was the greatest poet and philosopher. Popularly known as the ‘Spiritual father of Pakistan’, he is one of the most important and prominent figures in Urdu literature. Because of his high prolific work in Urdu and Persian Literature, he was given the title of the ‘Poet of East.’ In this article, we have listed some inspirational quotes from the poetry of Allama Iqbal.

1. “Failure is not fatal until we surrender, trying again is the key to glorious victory.”
2. “The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.”
3. “Words, without power, is mere philosophy.”
4. “Man is primarily governed by passion and instinct.”
5. “Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture.”
6. “The thought of a limit to perceptual space and time staggers the mind.”
7. “But inner experience is only one source of human knowledge.”
8. “People who have no hold over their process of thinking are likely to be ruined by liberty of thought.”
9. “From your past emerges the present, and from the present is born your future.”
10. “Democracy is a system where people are counted not weighed.”
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Natasha Irshad holds a degree in Marketing & Management from University of London. She is interested in writing about education and pop culture.

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