Islamic Quotes – Hadiths Collection 1

Alhamdulillaah, all praise be to Allah who teaches man what he does not know.

Some of you have asked to update the islamic quotes collection from the last wisdom collection that was published long time ago.

Alhamdulillaah, below is a list of hadiths or sayings of the Prophet Muhammad that I have collected. I hope this will benefit others. I hope also that ones could find guidance, reflections, hikmah or wisdom from such divine utterance.

They are also part of the Daily Islamic Quote widget that you can display on your blog or website.

Hadiths Collection 1

A believer is to be marveled at because every condition of his is good. This is exclusive to the believer. If he attains happiness, he is thankful, and that is good for him, and if calamity overtakes him, he is paient, and that is good for him. [Muslim]

A mother is one of the strongest doors of Paradise, if you wish you may pull it down, or if you wish you may protect it. [Tirmidhi]

A parent can give a child no greater gift than beautiful manners. [Hakim]

A person has done enough wrong in his life if he simply repeats everything he hears. [Muslim]

A person who teaches goodness to others while neglecting his own soul is like an oil lamp, which illumines others while burning itself out. [Tabarani]

A person’s spiritual practice is only as good as that of his close friends; so consider well whom you befriend. [Tirmidhi]

A pious character, a fine countenance, and moderation represent one of seventy parts of prophethood. [Bukhari]

A sense of shame will make anything more beautiful, whereas obscenity will make anything more ugly. [Bukhari]

A son of Adam becomes old but two things in him become young: greed for wealth and greed for more life. [Bukhari & Muslim]

A soul will never die until it fully receives all of its livelihood. [Ibn Maja]

A young man never honors an old man due to age but that God sends someone to honor him when he reaches that age. [Tirmidhi]

Accursed is the slave of the dinar and the dirham. [Bukhari]

Allah does not look at your appearance or wealth but looks at your heart and actions. [Muslim]

Allah has forbidden to you denying what you owe and demanding what you have no right to, and has disliked for you idle talk and gossip, excessive questioning, and squandering wealth. [Bukhari & Muslim]

Allah is displeased with your conjecturing, with your asking an inordinate amount of questions, and with your wasting money. [Bukhari]

Allah Most High says, “If I try someone by taking his/her sight and he/she is patient, I will reward him/her with Paradise.” [Bukhari]

Allah will expiate the sins of a Muslim by means of the fatigue and the pain that beset him/her, by the anguish and the worry, and the affliction and the sorrow, and even the prick of a thorn. [Bukhari & Muslim]

Among the most evil of people are the two-faced; those who approach this group with one face and that group with another. [Bukhari]

Among the well known wisdom of the prophets is the saying, ‘If you have no shame, then do as you please.’ [Bukhari]

And the destroyers are desires followed, miserliness obeyed, and a man being pleased with himself, and (of the things that destroy) this (last) is the worst of them. [Bayhaqi]

Anger ruins faith just as the aloe plant ruins honey. [Bayhaqi]

Any Muslim who is beset with a calamity, a wound, or an illness will have his/her sins expiated. This is as true for the prick of a thorn as it is for an all-out disaster. [Bukhari & Muslim]

Anyone who sees a believer degraded, and, being able to defend him, does not, is degraded by God on the Day of Judgment. [Ahmad]

Ask Allah for ease in this world and the next. [Bukhari]

Ask Allah for forgiveness and ease in this world and in the next, for if you are given ease in this world and in the next, you will have attained success. [Bukhari]

Avoid cupidity (avarice), for it is instant poverty. [Tabarani]

Habib bin Hilal

Habib bin Hilal is Editor in Chief of this blog and manager of the website: Alhabib - Coloring with Islam.


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