quote by Ibn Taymiyyah

Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.

— Ibn Taymiyyah

Memorable Islamic Wisdom quotations

Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror.

You must wipe it dean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.


Islamic wisdom quote It hurts because it matters.
It hurts because it matters.

When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.

Islamic wisdom quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
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People are of two types, they are either your brothers in faith or your equals in humanity.

Be aware of your own worth, use all of your power to achieve it.

Create an ocean from a dewdrop. Do not beg for light from the moon, obtain it from the spark within you.

Be hard on yourself, easy on others.


Islamic wisdom quote How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
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What can my enemies do to me? My paradise is in my heart, it is with me wherever I go. To imprison me is to provide me with seclusion. To send me into exile is to send me away in the Path of Allah. And to kill me is to make me a martyr.

You say that you are just a body, but inside of you is something greater than the Universe.

If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant?

Islamic wisdom quote Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
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People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their prayer beads, but they keep no beads for reckoning the number of idle words they speak.

To admonish your brother in private is to advise him and improve him.

But to admonish him publicly is to disgrace and shame him.


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.

Islamic wisdom quote Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
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Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"

Body is purified by water. Ego by tears. Intellect is purified by knowledge. And soul is purified with love.

If your busy with yourself now, you will be busy with yourself then.

If you are busy with Allah now, you will be with Him then.

Islamic wisdom quote A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for.
A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for.

The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer looks for excuses.


If those who do not possess knowledge avoid the scholarly discussions, disagreement will end.

Only someone who is sincere recognizes what showing off is.

Islamic wisdom quote Silence is better than bullshit.
Silence is better than bullshit.

Knowledge is not what is memorised. Knowledge is what benefits.

The real work is in the Heart: Wake up your Heart! Because when the heart is completely awake, Then it needs no Friend.

To completely trust in Allah is to be like a child who knows deeply that even if he does not call for the mother, the mother is totally aware of his condition and is looking after him.


Islamic wisdom quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
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I seek forgiveness from Allah for the lack of my sincerity when I say I seek the forgiveness of Allah

As long as you are performing prayer, you are knocking at the door of Allah, and whoever is knocking at the door of Allah, Allah will open it for him.

A human-being is not a human-being while his tendencies include self-indulgence, covetousness, temper and attacking other people

Islamic wisdom quote Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
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Put aside your pride, Set down your arrogance, And remember your grave.

How long will you keep pounding on an open door Begging for someone to open it?


If you are looking for a friend who is faultless, you will be friendless.

Islamic wisdom quote A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.

We ought not to be embarrassed of appreciating the truth and of obtaining it wherever it comes from, even if it comes from races distant and nations different from us. Nothing should be dearer to the seeker of truth than the truth itself, and there is no deterioration of the truth, nor belittling either of one who speaks it or conveys it

Listen to your heart and not your ego.

Your ego prompts you to boast of vain assertions to obtain the glory of this world. Turn away from vanity and seek Him in the recesses of your heart and soul

The worst of our faults is our interest in other people's faults.

Islamic wisdom quote Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will apprec
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.

When you find yourself in a position to help someone, be happy because Allah is answering that person’s prayer through you.


Whoever is not made glorified by taqwa can find no glory.

Avoiding the temptation to sin and being patient upon that, is greater than being patient whilst being afflicted with trials.

The highest degree of love is Tatayyum (total enthrallment).

The lowest degree is 'alaqah (attachment), when the heart is attached to the beloved: then comes sabahah (infatuation), when the heart is poured out: then gharam (passion), when love never leaves the heart: the nashaq (ardent love), and finally tatayyum.

The one who admonishes his brother secretly, he has advised sincerely and has honored him. If he does it outwardly (among others) then he has dishonored and shamed him.