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  • Know, O beloved, that man was not created in jest or at random, but marvelously made and for some great end. Although he is not form everlasting, yet he lives for ever; and though his body is mean and earthly, yet his spirit is lofty and divine

    Mean   Men   Body  
  • Understand that for every rule which I have mentioned from the Quran, the Devil has one to match it, which he puts beside the proper rule to cause error.

    Errors   Evil   Quran  
  • Whoever determines the truth from people alone will remain lost in the plains of bewilderment. Rather, know the truth, and you will know its people.

    Wisdom   Islamic   People  
  • The mere physical man is like the ant crawling on the paper, who observes black lettering and attributes its production to the pen and nothing more.

    Wisdom   Islamic   Men  
  • O assured that knowledge alone does not strengthen the hand......Though a man read a hundred thousand scientific questions and understood them or learned them, but did not work with them---They do not benefit him except by working.....Knowledge is the tree, and working is its fruit; and though you studied a hundred years and assembled a thousand books, you would not be prepared for the mercy of Allah the Exalted except by working.

    Book   Men   Hands  
  • 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.

    Wisdom   Prayer   Islamic  
  • Half of disbelief in Allah in the world is caused by people who make religion look ugly due to their bad conduct and ignorance

  • This visible world is a trace of that invisible one and the former follows the latter like a shadow.

  • If the first inward thought is not warded off, it will generate a desire, then the desire will generate a wish, and the wish will generate an intention, and the intention will generate the action, and the action will result in ruin and divine wrath. So evil must be cut off at its root, which is when it is simply a thought that crosses the mind, from which all the other things follow on.

  • In God, there is no sorrow or suffering or affliction. If you want to be free of all affliction and suffering, hold fast to God, and turn wholly to Him, and to no one else. Indeed, all your suffering comes from this: that you do not turn toward God and no one else.

  • Work for your terrestrial life in proportion to your location in it, and work for your afterlife in proportion to your eternity in it.

  • In the intricate paths of life when difficulties and hardships confront a man, and the darkness of difficulty and suffering becomes long, it is patience only that acts like a light for a Muslim, that keeps him safe from wandering here and there, and saves him from the muddy marsh of disappointment, desperation and frustration.

  • Whoever passes forty without his virtue overpowering his vice, let him get ready for hellfire. This advice contains enough for people of knowledge.

    Wisdom   Islamic   People  
  • Knowledge exists potentially in the human soul like the seed in the soil; by learning the potential becomes actual.

    Soul   Soil   Humans  
  • You must convince your heart that whatever Allah has decreed is most appropriate and most beneficial for you.

  • Neglect not your time, nor use it haphazardly; on the contrary you should bring yourself to account. Structure your litanies and other practices during each day and night. This is how to bring about the spiritual blessing (baraka) in each period. If each of your breaths is a priceless jewel, Be not like the deceived fools who are joyous because each day their wealth increases while their life grows ever shorter.

  • Do not fix hopes on your health, and do not laugh away life. Remember how they walked and now all their joints lie separately, and the tongue with which they talked lightly is eaten away by the worms

    Wisdom   Lying   Islamic  
  • Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves.

    Kings   Desire   Slave  
  • If you do not prepare now for the Afterlife, then when will you do so?

    Afterlife   Ifs  
  • The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer looks for excuses.

  • Knowledge without action is wastefulness and action without knowledge is foolishness.

  • Do not allow your heart to take pleasure with the praises of people, nor be saddened by their condemnation.

    Heart   People   Praise  
  • He who does not arrive at the Intuition of these Truths by means of Ecstasy knows only the name of Inspiration.

  • Remember it is the heart and not the body, which strives to draw near to God. By heart I do not mean the flesh perceived by the senses, but that secret thing which is sometimes expressed by spirit, and sometimes by soul.

    Heart   Mean   Soul  
  • Each of your breaths is a priceless jewel, since each of them is irreplaceable and once gone, can never be retrieved.

    Islamic   Jewels   Gone  
  • The happiness of the drop is to die in the river.

    Rivers   Dies  
  • Man's nature is made up of four elements, which produce in him four attributes, namely, the beastly, the brutal, the satanic, and the divine. In man there is something of the pig, the dog, the devil, and the saint.

    Dog   Men   Pigs  
  • Love for God is the farthest reach of all stations, the sun of the highest degrees, and there is no station after that of love, except its fruit and its consequences.

    Love   Degrees   Fruit  
  • To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.

    Hate   Love You   Islamic  
  • Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"

    Change   Wise   Spiritual  
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