Submit to Islam and be safe. Or agree to the payment of the Jizya (tax),and you and your people will be under our protection, else you will have only yourself to blame for the consequences, for I bring the men who desire death as ardently as you desire life.
I see that these people know nothing about war.
I have dedicated my life to the way of Allah, Most High.
I am the son of many chiefs. My sword is sharp and terrible. It is the mightiest of things when the pot of war boils fiercely.
Praise be to Allah who decreed death upon Abu Bakr, who was more beloved to me than Umar. Praise be to Allah who gave authority to Umar, who was less beloved to me than Abu Bakr, and compelled me to love him.
We shall take this route; let not your resolve be weakened. Know that the help of Allah comes according to your desire. Let not the Muslims fear anything so long as they have the help of Allah.
How few are the Romans and how numerous are we ! 'An army's strength lies not in numbers of men but in Allah's help, and its weakness lies in being forsaken by Allah
Man intends one thing, but Allah intends another.
But for the necessity of obeying the orders of the Caliph, I would never have accepted this command over you. You are much higher than me in Islam. I am a Companion of the Prophet, but you are one whom the Messenger of Allah had called 'the trusted one of this nation.
When I am in the battlefield, I love it more then when I am in my house.
By my faith, the water will go to whichever army is more steadfast and more deserving.
And here I am, dying in my bed, like cattle die. May the eyes of cowards never sleep.
O Lord! If you give us victory, I shall see that no enemy warrior is left alive until their river runs with their blood!
Take her as a gift, there shall be no ransom.