Sometimes the people with the worst past, create the best future— Umar
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Get used to a rough life, for luxury does not last forever.
No amount of worrying can change the future.
Go easy on yourself, for the outcome of all affairs is determined by God's decree. If something is meant to go elsewhere, it will never come your way, but if it is yours by destiny, from you it cannot flee.
I have never regretted my silence. As for my speech, I have regretted it over and over again.
To speak less is wisdom, to eat less is healthy, and to mingle less with te people is safe and serene.
Sit with those who constantly repent, for they have the softest hearts.
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That which you do not wish for yourself, do not impose on others.
No man can have anything better after faith than a woman of righteous character, loving and child-bearing. And no man can have anything worse after unbelief than a sharp-tongued woman of bad character.
Truth is Timeless, and returning to Truth is better than continuing in Falsehood
Earning of livelihood by following some profession is better than living on charity.
Sit with those who love Allah, for that enlightens the mind.
Let not your love become attachment, nor your hate become destruction.
Do not be fooled by one who recites the Qurân.
His recitation is but speech – but look to those who act according to it.
As long as you are pure of heart, you speak the truth.
To be alone means that you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone.
Don't forget your own self while preaching to others.
Be patient; patience is a pillar of faith.
No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of worrying can change the future
Preserve the sayings of those people who are indifferent to the world.
They say only that what Allah wishes them to say.
The wisest man is he who can account for his actions.
Do not be deceived by a man's eloquence;
rather whoever fulfils trusts and refrains from impugning people's honour is a real man.
Learn the Arabic language; it will sharpen your wisdom.
God forbid, men should be jealous of knowledge as they are jealous of women.
Take account of your deeds before they are taken account of.
I will be harsh and stern against the aggressor, but I will be a pillar of strength for the weak.I will not calm down until I will put one cheek of a tyrant on the ground and the other under my feet, and for the poor and weak, I will put my cheek on the ground.
If your ruler is just, then praise God; but if he is unjust, pray to God to rid you of him.
Do not be misled by a person's prayers and fasting. [Instead] look [at their] sincerity and wisdom.
Acquire knowledge, and learn tranquility and dignity.
Avoidance of sin is lighter than the pain of remorse.
There are four types of oceans. Passions are the ocean of sins, the self (nafs) is the ocean of lust, death is the ocean of life, and the grave is the ocean of distress
The wisest among you is he whose sustenance is the fear of Allah.
Death is teacher enough, true faith is wealth enough, and worship is action enough.
Fear Allah, for He alone lives; all other things are liable to perish.
Fear Allah, for that is fortune; indifference to Allah is misfortune.
For those who practise tyranny and deprive others of their rights, I will be harsh and stern, but for those who follow the law, I will be most soft and tender.
The criterion of action is that todays work should not be deferred till the following day.
Do not be misled by hearing of anyone's reputation.
The person I like most is the one who points out my defects
He who sleeps without offering the night prayer, may he never enjoy a sound sleep.
Seek knowledge and teach it to people.
Learn dignity and tranquillity, and be humble towards those from whom you learn knowledge and be humble towards those to whom you teach it, and do not be tyrannical scholar otherwise your knowledge cannot be established because of your tyranny.
Renouncing the worldly pleasures is a comfort for both the human heart and body.
The death of a thousand worshipers is easier to bear than the death of a scholar who has knowledge of what Allah has permitted and forbidden.
Acquire knowledge and teach it to people.
Do not accept gifts; [because] that is bribery.
He who wins through fraud is not a winner.
Allah loves moderation and hates extravagance and excess.
To forgive an oppressor is oppression upon the oppressed.
Be dignified, honest and truthful.
Hold on to your salah, because if you lose that, you will lose everything else.