Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion. No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one.

— Pervez Musharraf

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Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.


Poverty and deprivation lead to frustration, making the masses vulnerable to exploitation by extremist organizations.


There is nothing wrong with intellectual differences flowing from freedom of thought as long as such differences remain confined to intellectual debates.


You must understand the environment in Pakistan.

This has become a moneymaking concern. A lot of people say if you want to go abroad and get a visa for Canada or citizenship and be a millionaire, get yourself raped.


Yes I think so, absolutely. It should be stopped, nobody should be talking of hatred and militancy and aggression.


We have our own brains.


Dr. A.Q. Khan's part is only enriching the uranium to weapons grade, ... He does not know about making the bomb, he does not know about the trigger mechanism, he does not know about the delivery system


I am not at all a politician. I don't think I'm cut out for politics. I am certainly not going to stand for election.


We claim Islam as Deen or a complete way of life.


Saying he is in Afghanistan in a spirit of brotherhood, we have also vowed that we will not allow each other's countries, ever, to be used against interests of ours.


Was Islam spread by them through force and coercion? No. They preached Islam by personal example.


We must learn from history, there is no military solution for the Kashmir issue.

..we have to understand this reality.


About Pervez Musharraf

Quotes 16 sayings
Nationality Pakistani
Profession Statesman
Birthday October 16

I believe in sympathy, compassion and forgiveness.


Who has suffered? The families of the dead, no doubt.

But a greater loss was inflicted on Pakistan because, as I said, we lost the pillars of our society.


It is up to India to take this opportunity to start ... a process of dialogue.

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