1. 10

    In Iran's future Islamic system everyone can express their opinion, and the Islamic government will respond to logic with logic.

  2. 9

    In the Islamic Republic the rights of the religious minorities are respectfully regarded.

  3. 8

    Should one permit an infidel to continue in his role as a Corrupter of the Earth, the moral suffering of the infidel will be all the worse. Should one kill the infidel, and this stops him from perpetrating his misdeeds, his death will be a blessing to him.

  4. 7

    After the Shah's departure from Iran, I will not become a president nor accept any other leadership role. Just like before, I limit my activities only to guiding and directing the people.

  5. 6

    If one commits the act of sodomy with a cow, an ewe, or a camel, their urine and their excrements become impure, and even their milk may no longer be consumed. The animal must then be killed and as quickly as possible and burned.

  6. 5

    Islamic state means a state based on justice and democracy and structured upon Islamic rules and laws.

  7. 4

    The fundamental difference between Islamic government, on the one hand, and constitutional monarchy and republics, on the other, is this: whereas the representatives of the people or the monarch in such regimes engage in legislation, in Islam the legislative power and competence to establish laws belong exclusively to God Almighty.

  8. 3

    It is better for a girl to marry in such a time when she would begin menstruation at her husband's house rather than her father's home. Any father marrying his daughter so young will have a permanent place in heaven.

  9. 2

    We are not afraid of economic sanctions or military intervention. What we are afraid of is Western universities.

  10. 1

    When anyone studies a little or pays a little attention to the rules of Islamic government, Islamic politics, Islamic society and Islamic economy he will realize that Islam is a very political religion. Anyone who will say that religion is separate from politics is a fool; he does not know Islam or politics.

  11. Last Update: 22 June 2021

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