“We are a nation of 100 millions of people inhabiting this great subcontinent and we have a great history and past behind us. Let us prove worthy of it and bring about the true renaissance of Islam and revive its glory and splendour . . ."
- Mirza, Sarfaraz Hussain (ed.), We are a Nation: Excerpts from the Speeches and Statements of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah (1937-1947) , Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust, Lahore, 2010, p. 54
- The Nation's Voice, Vol. III, pp. 274-275
- Dawn, 1 October 1943