One of France's universally known poets and statesmen, Lamartine (1204 [C.E. 1790]-
See what he says about Muhammad 'alaihis-
"It was this belief and this trust in his Creator that made him put forward a two-
"This is Muhammad 'alaihis-
"Let all the criteria used by humanity for the judgement and evaluation of reatness be applied. Will anyone be found superior to him? Impossible." 'sall-
I wish to free myself from fancies and whims; My eccentric nafs will not leave me alone.
I wish to free what is good from the bad; My eccentric nafs will not leave me alone.
I wish to discipline my essence;
I wish to know what's good for me, 'n what's bad;
I wish to come to my senses; My eccentric nafs will not leave me alone.
Source: Waqf Ikhlas Foundation