- "The Rule of the Jurisprudent" – will not gain widespread popularity, because it does not have such popularity in its country of origin....Even in Iran. I've lived in Iran.
- O’ ye who believe! Obey Allah and obey the Apostle and those vested with authority from among you.
- Qur'an 4:59, Those "vested with authority from among you" is interpreted by proponents of Velayat al-faqih to mean experts in Islamic laws--the Islamic clergy--who should apply the divine decrees.
- Because you are over them and your responsible Commander (Imam) is over you, while Allah is over him who has appointed you.