Sabr is not remaining quiet and allowing anger to build up inside you. Sabr is to talk about what's bothering you without losing control of your emotions.— Nouman Ali Khan
The most useful Nouman Ali Khan quotes that will transform you to a better person
The people who test your patience are a blessing.. Without them, you can't practice patience.
There is nothing wrong with having a good job, there is nothing wrong with having a nice house, there is nothing wrong with that. There is something wrong when that is your goal.
When you find yourself in a position to help someone, be happy because Allah is answering that person’s prayer through you.
When someone isn’t smart enough to express their frustration, they use dirty words. Those are words that describe a lack of intelligence. Smart people don’t use those kind of dirty words, because they find it an insult to their intelligence.
If someone corrects you, and you feel offended, then YOU have an EGO problem
If shaytan has entered into your heart - evil will look beautiful to you and good will seem tiring and exhausting.
Guilt is a gift from Allah warning you that what you are doing is violating your soul
Every relationship has tough days. Don't let the grudge last. Be the first to try to make things right and stop waiting for an apology.
If you have friends or family who are not practicing, give them your company and not your judgment. They need your patience and your love. Allah is sufficient for judgment and He subhanahu wa ta'ala is a perfect Judge. We are not.
When you pay attention to the Quran, you discover that it can only be from Allah. It becomes clearer and clearer to you that it cannot be from a human being. But many people don't perceive the Quran this way because Allah doesn't open its doors to people who do not pay attention.
You can’t change someone’s behaviour, all you can do is remind them, and hope that Allah will change their heart.
Talk with your daughters, Play with your sons.
You need to be a better friend to them than anyone else. This society offers lots of evil friends. Before they make those kinds of friends, they need to find their best friend in you.
You can't just pretend that the things you watch, and the things you hear, and the places you go will not have an impact on your character. They will.
Every Hour has its own value. Every minute is precious. Every second is irreplaceable. Thank Allah for the time you have, be it little. If you thank Allah for something, He will surely increase it in its blessings.
For those of you that use YOLO to justify sin: YOLO, you only live once, but then you burn in hell forever.
You know what the Quran teaches me? The Quran teaches me that an incredibly wealthy man can be a failure (Firaun) and a homeless man can be successful (Prophet Ibrahim). It teaches me that success has nothing to do with wealth and failure has nothing to do with poverty.
Nikah is a contract that transfers responsibilities.
Therefore know the man you're thinking of marrying, and be sure that he is able to take care of you, more than your dad did. Islam empowers women with honor and dignity. Don't settle for anything less.
When you help people, don't wait around to hear them say, "Thank you.
" A lot of times we do good things, but in the back of our mind we're hoping to get some appreciation. But if you make your intentions pure, and you expect only from Allah, He will take more care of you than you could ever imagine.
Every single night our soul is taken, and every single night the Angel asks before bringing it back, "Ya Allah what about this one?" "Do You want to send it back?" Do You want to pull the plug or should we keep the Ruh (soul)?" And every night Allah gives permission to the Angel to let us live one more time."
Every single success you experience is a combination of two things: your effort and Allah's help. When you don't put in enough effort, Allah does not give His barakah. And sometimes you might put in a lot of effort but you may not see the result you expected. That, also, is Allah's barakah.
The first thing that Shaytan (Satan) will try to do is get you to stop praying.
You know why? Because he has to kill the guard if he wants to penetrate the castle. Once the guard is gone, then Shaytan(satan) can open the floodgates for evil. And he has a lot of patience. He has done this to many people before so he’s experienced as well.
Find better company, find company of people better than yourself so you be surrounded with those best in character and so you may learn something.
If you believe in justice, surely you believe in the hereafter, because this world is not just.
Islam doesn't try to destroy cultures;
it cleans them up. You can keep your language but get rid of your racist speech. You can keep your style of cooking, but get rid of alcohol. You can keep your cultural dresses, but keep your modesty on the highest level.
People have no idea how true the promise of Allah is.
Put your trust in Allah, and He will see you through.
Filthy language is used by people who don't have the maturity or intelligence to express themselves with better words.
When you see someone who is not as religious, remember that you were once on the edge of the fire, and it was Allah Subhaanahu wa Ta'ala's favor upon you to guide you. Arrogance will wipe away any goodness from the transformation.
I look back and half of Ramadan is over in the blink of an eye.
Before I know I'll be saying that about my entire life
The more knowledge (of deen) you have the more humble you should be.
Instead you are becoming judgemental.
Islam is not about “we’re better than you”.
Rather it is about “let me show you something that is better for you
When Allah grants us the sense to ask Him for forgiveness, then He has granted us a huge favor. It's a sign that He wants to forgive us.
You train your heart to control your body. That's what you do when you fast.
If your parents are alive, be grateful at the opportunity to earn Jannah by serving them
I should be grateful for the tough times because Allah chose me, thought I was good enough to go through it.
You and I are not Muslim, because we are born in a Muslim family.
You and I are not Muslim, because you read a book about Islam, or saw a Youtube video and decided to become Muslim. We are Muslim, because Allah chose us. Allah chose us.
Allah will intervene into our emotional states.
He can give you tranquillity again; whether it's anxiety, fear, grief, anger - whatever emotion, whatever thing that's happened that has left you scared, Allah can remove that scar entirely.
Iblis (satan) himself recognizes the Lordship of Allah, but wants the human being to forget it
Our religion doesn't demand perfection but instead a manageable strive to better ourselves.
If doctors are paid the same salary as bus drivers, community would not be crazy about making their children doctors
Spirituality is impacted not only by remembrance but by diet, stress, sleeping and eating habits among other things. Take care of yourself.
How do you know if Allah has forgiven you? When someone sincerely asks for forgiveness, then there is no doubt they are forgiven. It is guaranteed. Never doubt if Allah forgave you. First of all be sincere and genuine, and if you meet that condition then there is no doubt.
The hypocrite takes good advice as an insult.
The worst expression of the Prophet’s (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wa Sallam) anger towards his wife was that he would remain silent.
The Heart is like a fuel tank, that you always have to keep filling up with Imaan
Self restraint in speech, food, entertainment and vanity are the most essential fundamental of spiritual growth.
When your Islamic discourse with someone becomes a debate, that's when you know that you have to stop. The psychology of a debate is like a sports competition, and no one likes to lose. So even if you make a good point, the other person isn't going to congratulate you. They are thinking about revenge.
Humiliating people in the name of religion is the practice of someone deprived of the first fruit of religion, # humility .
Just because you’re a Believer, doesn’t mean your safe from the Hell-fire.
When Allah puts barakah (His blessings) in something, it will come beyond your expectations- never underestimate the power of one good deed.