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Famous Prophet Muhammad Quotes

Listed in: Inspirational Quotes

On Kindness:

Kindness is a mark of faith and whoever hath not kindness hath not faith.

On Life:

This life is but a tillage for the next, do good that you may reap there for striving is the ordinance of God and whatever God hath ordained can only be attained by striving.

‘Who is the best man’ Muhammad replied, ‘He is the best man whose life is long and whose actions are good.’ ‘Then who is the worst man’ ‘He whose life is long and whose actions are bad.

On Death:

Death is a bridge that uniteth friend with friend.

On Learning:

To spend more time in learning is better than spending more time praying the support of religion is abstinence. It is better to teach knowledge one hour in the night than to pray all night.

On Knowledge:

The acquisition of knowledge is a duty incumbent on every Muslim, male and female.

The search of knowledge is an obligation laid on every Muslim.

On God:

‘Do none enter the Garden of Bliss save by God’s mercy’ Muhammad said, ‘No. None enter save through God’s favor.’ ‘You also, O Messenger of God Will you not enter Paradise save by God’s compassion’ Muhammad put his hand on his head and said thrice, ‘I shall not enter unless God cover me with His mercy.’

God is gentle and loveth gentleness.

God is not merciful to him who is not kind to mankind.

God is One, and liketh unity.

He who is not kind to God’s creatures, and to his own children, God will not be kind to him.

If anyone removes (one of the) anxieties of this world from a believer, God will remove (one of the) anxieties from him on the Day of Resurrection if one smoothes the way for one who is destitute, God will smooth the way for him in this world and the next and if anyone conceals the faults of a Muslim, God will conceal his faults in this world and the next. God helps a man as long as he helps his brother. If anyone pursues a path in search of knowledge God will thereby make easy for him a path to paradise.

Muhammad said, ‘Do you think this woman will cast her own child into the fire’ Those present said, ‘No.’ Muhammad said, ‘Verily God is more compassionate on His creatures, than this woman on her own child.’

Muhammad said, ‘That person will not enter Paradise who hath one atom of pride in his heart.’ And a man present said, ‘Verily, a man is fond of having good clothes, and good shoes.’ Muhammad said, ‘God is Beauty and delighteth in the beautiful but pride is holding man in contempt.’

‘Teach me a work, such that when I perform it God and men will love me.’ Muhammad said, ‘Desire not the world, and God will love you and desire not what men have, and they will love you.

The angels asked, ‘O God Is there anything of Thy creation stronger than rocks’ God said, ‘Yes iron is stronger than rocks, for it breaketh them.’ The angels said, ‘O Lord Is there anything of Thy creation stornger than iron’ God said, ‘Yes fire is stronger than iron, for it melteth it.’ And the angels said, O defender Is there anything of Thy creation stronger than fire’ God said, ‘Yes water overcometh fire it killeth it and maketh it cold.’ Then the angels said, ‘O Lord Is there anything of Thy creation stronger than water’ God said, ‘Yes wind overcometh water it agitateth it and putteth it in motion.’ They said, ‘O our cherisher Is there anything in Thy creation stronger than wind’ God said, ‘Yes, the children of Adam, giving alms that is, those who give with their right hands and conceal if from their left, they overcome all.’

The best of persons in God’s sight is the best amongst his friends and the best of neighbors near God is the best person in his own neighborhood.

The creation is as God’s family for its sustenance is from Him therefore the most beloved unto God is the person who doeth good to God’s family.

The man who is most hateful to God is the one who quarrels and disputes most.

There is no child, a doer of good to his parents, who looketh on them with kindness and affection, but God will grant with every look the rewards for an approved pilgrimage.

Verily, god is mild, and is fond of mildness, and he giveth to the mild what he doth not to the harsh.

We were with Muhammad on a journey, and some men stood up repeating aloud, ‘God is most great,’ and the Rasul said, ‘O men Be easy on yourselves, and do not distress yourselves by raising your voices, verily you do not call to one deaf or absent, but verily to one who heareth and seeth and He is with you and He to whom you pray is nearer to you than the neck of your camel.’

When the ambassadors of Bani Amir went to Muhammad, they said, ‘You are our master.’ He said, ‘God is your master.’ Then they said, ‘You are most excellent of the highest degree.’ And when He heard this He said, ‘Say so, or less, and do not exceed reasonable bounds in praise.’

Whoever is kind to His creatures, God is kind to him therefore be kind to man on earth, whether good or bad and being kind to the bad, is to withold him from badness, thus in heaven you will be treated kindly.

Whoever suppresseth his anger, when he hath in his power to show it, God will give him great reward.

Whoso is able and fit and doth not work for himself, or for others, God is not gracious to him.

On Religion:

My religion is like clouds dropping much rain some of them falling on pure, favorable soil, cause grass to grow some of them fall in hollows from which mankind are benefited, some fall on high lands from which benefit is not derived then the two first are like the persons acquainted with the religion of God and instructing others and the last like the person not regarding it nor accepting the right path.

Religion is admonition, and it means being pure.

To spend more time in learning is better than spending more time praying the support of religion is abstinence. It is better to teach knowledge one hour in the night than to pray all night.