Quotations

  1. Great QuotesThe Saying of Our Last Prophet Muhammad PBUH, and Our Imams , Which are the Best Quotations and can do Justice , at any time , when Quoted

 

  1. 1.     Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“O Ali, do not swear by Allāh(s.w.t.) whether you say the truth or not except in cases of emergency. Do not make Allāh the subject of your oath, for Allāh will never keep or compassionate him who swears by His Name falsely.

[Reference: Tuhaf ul-Uqoul, Brief Commandment of the Prophet for Imam Ali (a.s.)]

  1. 2.      Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“Three things ruin man and three things save him. The three things that ruin man are stinginess, following selfish desires and conceit. The three things that save man are fearing Allah (s.w.t) in public and in private, moderation at times of affluence and poverty, and being just at times of anger and contentment.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 4, Hadees 1826]

  1. 3.      Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“Three things ruin man and three things save him. The three things that ruin man are stinginess, following selfish desires and conceit. The three things that save man are fearing Allah (s.w.t) in public and in private, moderation at times of affluence and poverty, and being just at times of anger and contentment.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 4, Hadees 1826]

  1. 4.      Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

‘When he is fearful, he is in a better state than when he is self-conceited.”

[Reference: Bihar al-Anwar, vol. 69, p. 312]

  1. 5.      Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“Beware of the piety of hypocrisy: it is to pretend of piety while the heart is not pious.”

[Reference: Tuhaf al-Uqoul, Hadees 188]

  1. 6.      Amir al-Mu’minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.),

“All the world is full of ignorance except places illuminated by knowledge. Knowledge is only arguments unless it is acted upon. And all acts are done out of hypocrisy unless they are done sincerely; and sincerity is subject to disappear unless you consider the final results of your deeds.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 3, Hadees 1812]

  1. 7.      Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“On the Resurrection Day, those who worshiped the people will be called on to go and get their reward from the same people they worshiped since Allah (s.w.t) does not accept any deeds that are mixed with material worldly affairs.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 3, Hadees 1811]

  1. 8.      *Amir al-Mu’minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)** said:

 

“Work for Allah (s.w.t) without any hypocrisy and seeking fame,
since Allah (s.w.t) will leave whoever works for other than Allah (s.w.t) to
his work.”
* * [Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 3, Hadees 1810] 

  1. 9.      Imām Alī ibn Mūsā al-Rezā (a.s.) said:

“Woe to you! Whatever you do, Allāh (s.w.t) will put an attire on you. If your deeds are good, it will be a beautiful attire, but if your deeds are ugly, it will be an ugly attire.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 3, Hadees 1807]

  1. 10.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“Any form of hypocrisy is polytheism. Whoever works for the people should demand his reward from the people, and whoever works for God, his reward is given by God.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 3, Hadees 1805]

  1. 11.   Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“The most ignorant person is one who does not learn from the changes in this world, and does not change.

The most self-sufficient person is one who is not enslaved by greed.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 2, Hadees 1804]

  1. 12.   Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“I will guarantee Heaven for whoever feels responsible to give sincere advice for the sake of Allah (s.w.t), for the sake of the Prophet of Allah (s.w.t), for the sake of Allah’s (s.w.t) religion, and for the sake of all Muslims.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 2, Hadees 1798]

  1. 13.   Amir al-Mu’minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.) said:

“O Allah! The existence of Your Proof (Hujjat) upon Your creatures is certain. So that they may guide the people towards You. Teach them Your sciences so that Your Proof is not falsified and after Your guidance Your followers are not led astray. That Proof is either clear and it is disobeyed, or it is hidden or awaited. Even if at the time of guidance the Imam is not present among the people even then his knowledge and code of conduct is engraved on the hearts of believers, upon who the believers act.”

[Reference: Kamaluddin Vol. 1 Pg. 302]

  1. 14.   Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“Manliness does not depend on physical strength. Rather it depends on the ability to restrain anger.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 1, Hadees 1791]

  1. 15.   Imām Alī ibn Mūsā al-Rezā (a.s.) said:

“On the Resurrection Day three groups of people are closest to Allah (s.w.t) until the end of the Reckoning: those who quench their anger and do not oppress others when they have power, those who mediate between two people and do not favor either side in the least amount, and those who tell the truth whether it be in their favor or not.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp 1, Hadees 1790]

  1. 16.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“God will forbid the Fire of Hell to touch your body if you control yourself when you are aroused, afraid, hungry, angry, pleased or unhappy.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 8, Chp  1, Hadees 1788]

  1. 17.   Amir al-Mu’minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (A.S.) said:

“Whoever prepares himself for the future life of this world has not recognized the truth about death.

People who have high aspirations will commit sins and do evil.

If one could see his own death, and how fast it approaches him,

then he would hate high aspirations and seeking (material things of) this world.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 9, Hadees 1778]

Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) narrated that 

Hazrat Isa (a.s), the son of  Maryam (a.s) said:

“Death is a fear that you will not know when it overwhelms you. Why then do you not prepare yourselves for it?”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 9, Hadees 1781]

  1. 18.   Amir al-Mu’minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (A.S.) said: 

“O’ People! Fear Allah (s.w.t). He hears whatever you say and knows whatever you hide. Prepare yourselves for death. A death from which you try to escape will approach you. Even if you stay where you are, it will overcome you. It will remember you even if you forget it.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 9, Hadees 1769]

  1. 19.   Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (S.A.W.W) said:

“Happiness is for the one who will attend the Al-Qaem (a.s.) of my Ahlul-Bayt and will follow him before his rise. This person will love his (Al-Qaem (a.s.)) lovers and hate his enemies, and will accept the leadership of the Imams from before his advent. These ones are my friends, and are the most sincere members of my Ummah whom I honour very much.”

[Reference: Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 52, p. 129]

  1. 20.   Imām Muḥammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.) said:

“We really like to enjoy our family, relatives and servants. It is our right to ask Allah (s.w.t) not to descend calamities upon us. But whenever Allah (s.w.t) destines something, we are not allowed to like what Allah (s.w.t) does not like.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 8, Hadees 1767]

  1. 21.   Imām Mūsā ibn Ja‘far al-Kāżim (a.s.) said:

“If anyone becomes neglectful of Allah (s.w.t), he should not accuse Allah (s.w.t) for his delayed income or accuse Him regarding divine destiny”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 8, Hadees 1762]

  1. 22.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“Allah (s.w.t) told Hazrat Moosa (a.s.), the son of Hazrat Imran (a.s) in one of His revelations: “O’ Moosa! I have not created anything dearer than My believing servant. I will make him suffer for what is better for him, and then give him a reward that is better for him. I know best what is better for him. He must persevere in the face of My hardships, and be grateful for My blessings. He must be content with My decree. If he acts according to My decree and oobeys Me, then I will record him as being one of the Righteous.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar,Sec 7, Chp 7, Hadees 1747]

  1. 23.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“Those who follow the right way are always in hardship. But this hardship is for a short duration, and it will be followed by a long period of well-being.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 7, Hadees 1744]

  1. 24.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“Any believer is reminded (of Allah (s.w.t)) once every forty days by either a tragic event of a financial or physical nature for himself or his children, or a sort of sadness which he does not understand the reason for. Then he will be rewarded.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp  6, Hadees 1713]

  1. 25.   Amir al-Mu’minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.) said:

“Associating with each other on Fridays is accompanied by visiting and grace.” They asked him what is meant by grace.He (a.s.) said: “They go to visit each other after they perform the congregational prayers.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 4, Chp 8, Hadees 1196]

  1. 26.   Amir al-Mu’minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.) 

quoted on the authority of Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w),

“A believer is like a weak branch which is pushed back and forth by the wind, and an infidel is like an invulnerable iron column, until his death approaches and he goes to Hell.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 6, Hadees 1708]

  1. 27.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said

“If a believer only knew what the reward for perseverance in the face of calamities is, he would always wish to be torn into pieces.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 6, Hadees 1707]

  1. 28.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“Allah (s.w.t) will grant this world to both His friends and enemies, but will only give faith to His chosen servants.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 6, Hadees 1698]

  1. 29.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“Whoever commits a lot of sins without enough penalty for them, Allah (s.w.t) will make him suffer from grief as penalty for his sins. If Allah (s.w.t) does not do so, Allah (s.w.t) will punish him in the grave so that he is left with no sins to witness against him when he appears in front of his Lord to meet Him”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 3, Hadees 1645]

  1. 30.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said :

“Visit the ill, and ask them to pray for you, since their prayer is equal to the prayers of the angels. Whenever one gets ill at night and accepts it with pleasure, God will record the reward of sixty years of worship for him.”

Imām (a.s.) was asked: “What do you mean by accepting it with pleasure?”

Imām  (a.s.) said: “It means that he does not complain to anyone about his illness.”

  1. 31.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) quoted Allah’s (s.w.t.) Prophet (a.s):

“The story of a believer is like that of a branch of a tree which the winds move around. The believer gets pushed around by pains and illnesses.

The story of a hypocrite is like that of a straight cane which is never bent or harmed until death approaches and it bends down.”

Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 2, Hadees 1640]

  1. 32.   Imām Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) said:

“Whoever expresses condolence to one who is grieving will be clothed in an attire in the Hereafter that will be a source of honor for him.”

[Reference: Mishkat ul-Anwar, Sec 7, Chp 1, Hadees

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