Monthly Archives: October, 2016

Quote of the Day #13

“Knowledge without action is vanity, and action without knowledge is insanity.”

– Imam Al-Ghazali رضي الله عنه

Quote of the Day #12

“The most merciful person is the one who forgives when he is able to take revenge.”

– Imam Hussain رضي الله عنه

Quote of the Day #11

“The most generous of people is the one who gives to those from whom he has no hope of return.”

– Imam Hussain رضي الله عنه

Quote of the Day #10

“To Allah we belong, and to Him we will return.”

– The last words of Omar Mukhtar, Libyan anti-colonial resistance leader, before his execution, quoting a verse in The Holy Qur’an (2:156)

Quote of the Day #9

“Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which sometimes helps me and sometimes opposes me.”

– Imam Al-Ghazali رضي الله عنه

Quote of the Day #8

“We hope that Allah Almighty does not deal with us according to what we deserve, rather, endow us with what is fiiting for Him, out of His infinate bounty, all-embracing generosity and extensive mercy.”

– The final sentence of ‘Revival of the Religious Sciences‘, the Magnum Opus of Imam Al-Ghazali رضي الله عنه

Quote of the Day #7

“My heart is at ease knowing that what was meant for me will never miss me and that what misses me was never meant for me.”

– Umar Ibn Khattab رضي الله عنه

Movie Review: Friday the 13th: Part 2

Title: Friday the 13th: Part 2

Year: 1981

Runtime: 1h 26m

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Cast: Amy SteelJohn FureyAdrienne King

Director: Steve Miner

Tagline: The body count continues…

Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Is it Mrs. Voorhees’ son Jason, who did not really drown in the lake some 30 years before?

The Body Count Continues…(and so does my boredom)…

Friday the 13th: Part II, for some reason, decides to spend the opening seven minutes recapping the events of the first film via a dream from Alice, the only survivor from the group of campers from the first film. It’s bad enough that I had to sit down and watch the bland and boring F13 let alone have it recapped for me. The summary includes Jason popping out of the lake in the end (which is a confusing mistake because of certain events later on). After she awakens in her apartment, she spends the next couple of minutes being scared by phone calls, cats and other stuff before being unceremoniously bumped off. We later come to find that her killer is the kid Jason who drowned in Camp Crystal Lake all those years ago.

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Quote of the Day #6

“We’ll never surrender. We’ll will or die. You’ve to fight the next generation…and the next. And I’ll live longer than my hanger.”

– Omar Mukhtar, Libyan anti-colonial resistance leader, before his hanging

Quote of the Day #5

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

– Albert Einstein