We need spirited, energetic and strong young people whose hearts are filled with life, enthusiasm, zeal and dynamism; whose souls are full of ambition, aspiration and vigor and have great goals, rising and aspiring to reach them until they eventually arrive at their destination.

— Hassan al-Banna

The most interesting Hassan al-Banna quotes that will inspire your inner self

Your nafs (soul/desires) is your first battlefield.

If you are victorious over it, then you will find the other battlefields easier.


Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.


If the Jewish state becomes a fact, and this is realized by the Arab peoples, they will drive the Jews who live in their midst into the sea.


It is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its law on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet.


The civilization of the West, which was brilliant by virtue of its scientific perfection for a long time, and which subjugated the whole world with the products of this science to its states and nations, is now bankrupt and in decline.


If you suffer [death] in the way of God, it will be your profit in this world, and your reward in the next.


In the heavens there is calmness and on the earth there is beauty.

In the gardens there is freshness and in you there is a sign. In the sea there is might and in the air there is nourishment. Take from all this comfort for your soul and recovery for your mind. And do not waste your time by being unmindful, this will shield you from good and lead you to evil.