We’ve collected the best Mecca Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Patti Smith, Anthony Joshua, Seth Rollins, Marc Jacobs, Manal al-Sharif. Use them as an inspiration.
Mecca and Medinah is a very special place in the hearts of every Muslim but particularly for every Afghan.
It’s still amazing, but when I was growing up, Harlem was the Mecca of black culture. I was so inspired by it, the aspirational feeling you’d get spending time there. Experiences that were really specific to that place.
To play at the Mecca of basketball and the Garden every night, it’s probably the greatest decision I’ve ever made to go to New York.
The presence of industrial quantities of Byzantine pottery dating from the sixth century AD on the headland at Tintagel, Chinese silk in the tombs around Mecca and ‘Arabic‘ numerals in the 13th-century beams of Salisbury Cathedral tell us we have been interdependent not for decades but across millennia.
New York is not Mecca. It just smells like it.
I know a lot of people say New York is the basketball mecca, but to me, it’s Seattle.
There’s one profound difference between secular and religious pilgrimages. It’s inconceivable that a Muslim would feel a sense of anticlimax when reaching Mecca. But for a secular pilgrim, the potential for disappointment is always there.
Harlem exists in retrospect, in the memory of grandparents or elderly cousins, those ‘old-timers’ ever ready with their geysers of remembered scenes. The legends of ‘Black Mecca’ are preserved in the glossy musicals of Times Square and in texts of virtually every kind.
Hollywood’s a mecca, but it’s not the final answer. You pick up a camera anyplace in the world, you can make a movie.
There are over 1.5 billion Muslims throughout the world, starting from Mecca in the desert from one person. What made them successful? It’s because they had guidelines that they followed.
It’s bizarre, that feeling as an actor, at being in the mecca of the film world and seeing billboards for a TV show that you’re in pretty much everywhere.
You know, I never really paid attention to sports, which, coming from the mecca of football in Texas, is kind of odd. I played sports, but I was nerdy. Having a single mother, the pressure was on me to get good grades and a scholarship and go to college.
The hajj is one of the five essential practices of Islam; when they make the pilgrimage to Mecca, Muslims ritually act out the central principles of their faith.
I want to fight in Madison Square Garden because it’s the mecca of boxing. This is my dream.
Yosemite has the most impressive and accessible granite big walls in the world. The rock is amazing. And because of that, it’s been the mecca for climbing in the U.S. – and the world to a large degree – for all of climbing history. It’s the place to test yourself against the historic routes of the past.