40+ Islamic Quotes about Hardship in Life

Hardships in life make us  stronger so never lose hope, trust in Allah and  overcome hardship by having sabr

Some inspirational Islamic quotes on hardship and difficult times are as follows. Read Islamic quotes and have sabr(patience) Allah will help you:

Allah says in Quran – “For indeed, with hardship [will be] ease.” [Quran, 94:5]

Allah says in Quran – “Allah is He who created death and life to test you as to which of you is best in deed.” [Quran, 67:2]

“I only complain of my suffering and my grief to Allah.”- [Quran, 12:86]

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“A hardship that draws you closer to your Maker is a blessing.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Just because you’re stressed, don’t be rude with people. Remember the Almighty will not show mercy to those who aren’t merciful to others.” – Mufti Menk

“When you are going through hardships, turn to Allah but not creation. The creation can let you down but Allah who is your creator will not.”

“Trial will drive you to to Allah or away from Allah, the choice is yours.” – Boona Mohamed

“The best asset is patience in difficulty.” – Hazrat Ali (RA)

“Tell your problems and sufferings to Allah because He is the One who can fix them for you.”

“May Allah forgive us and ease our hardships, cleanse our hearts, rectify our affairs, mend our broken hearts, heal our ailments, and increase us in love for him (Allah).” Aameen

“Be kind to everyone because you will never know how much the person beside you is suffering and facing hardship.”

“When you’re going through something hard and you start wondering where Allah is, just remember, the Teacher is always quiet during a test.” – Nouman Ali Khan

“Whenever you face any type of hardship in your life, remember Allah and help someone who is in need of help so that Allah may help you.”

“If you are going through hardships then keep going and never lose hope nor be sad. Indeed after hardships comes ease.”

“For every struggle you face,Allah is sending multiple blessings on you,so remember Allah during times of hardship.” -Dr.Bilal Philips

“Trials are a wake-up call for the forgetful ones, a means of achieving reward for the patient ones, and a reminder of blessings for everyone.” – Al-Hasan Ibn Sahl

“A woman’s labour pain removes sins from her and she is rewarded for hardship.” – ibn uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)

“Patience is a must to overcome the hardship.”

“Hard times will pass and sufferings will end. Believe in Allah and don’t fail in the test of Allah.”

“Ya Allah, you are one who knows my all problems. O Allah, Please accept my dua and help me to overcome my problems, hardship and sufferings and give me Sabr.”

“Ya Allah, please help me to remind myself that every test you give to me, it is a assignment of love from you. Help me so that I am not giving up trial. Ya Allah please help me in hardship and don’t leave me alone.”

“Ya Allah, I tell my tension and grieve with you. Please accept my dua and ease my hardship and trial.”

“Every difficulty is an opportunity for growth. Allah tests us in many ways, and if we are patient, we’ll be stronger.”

“May Allah relieve all those who are suffering or going through hardship and reward them abundantly for their patience. Ameen.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Sometimes it takes sadness to know happiness, noise to appreciate silence, and absence to value presence.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Challenges throw themselves at you every day. Hardships seem to have a never ending relation with your life. Sorrow and despair seem to be an everyday affair for you. But…in the midst of all this darkness, lies the promise of Allah – ‘For indeed, with hardship [will be] ease.’ [94:5]. Hold onto this promise and move on in life, knowing that ‘Indeed, the promise of Allah is truth.’ [30:60].” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Never allow hardships of different moments turn you into a bitter person, for indeed, it may be through those hardships that Allah wants you to come closer to Him, and in the process, become more beloved to Him.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“You refused to turn to Him but He still loved you. So He created a hardship which made you turn to Him.The Prophet (Peace be Upon him) said: “If Allah wants to do good to somebody, He afflicts him with trials.” [Al-Bukhari] “ – Dr. Bilal Philips

“The greater the hardship the greater the reward. ‘And verily after hardship comes ease.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” Look for the positives, for verily with hardship comes ease!” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“The greatest test of faith is when you do not get what you want but still you are able to say ‘Alhamdulillah’ sincerely for everything.”

“If you are at a hardship then realise that Allah already knows you can go through it. He doesn’t burden a soul more than it can bare.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Remember: Allah is The One who gave us this hardship as a test, and He is The One to take us out of it.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Allah might give you a very precious gift wrapped in hardship. If you are patient, the wrappings will unravel and you will get your gift, inshaAllah!” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Don’t ever assume that you have to deal with hardships and difficulties of this dunya all by yourself. For every step that you take to carry on with faith and patience, Allah is stacking up your book with good deeds beyond measure. It’ll all make sense towards the end, even if it looks blurred and confusing now. Because, while you are staring at a single piece of puzzle placed in your palms, Allah is looking at the entire picture, with every piece placed in its beautiful place.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“When facing any hardship, trust in Allah and be patient. For surely with every hardship comes ease..” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“The pain, suffering and hardships in this life will be forgotten as soon as we take that first step into Jannah in shaAllah! “ – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Turn to Allah and force yourself to be patient. Sooner or later you will see how that hardship was a blessing.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Learn to say alhamdulillah in ease and more so in hardship. Allah will open numerous ways for you, in shaa Allah.”- Dr. Bilal Philips

”Never look at hardship that comes your way as something permanent. Remember, the Almighty can overturn anything. Besides, nothing lasts!”- Mufti Ismail Menk

“Islam teaches us not to let tough times destroy us, and not let the good times distract us, and remember that life of this dunya(world) is a test.”

“Prophets(Peace Be Upon them all) in Islam – They hold such a special place in our lives and hearts. We know the sacrifices they made and the hardship they undertook to spread the word of Allah.” Dr. Bilal Philips

“You may have only a whisper left..But don’t stop, continue making dua , for ease from hardship and relief from worries can come at the final knock. Don’t give up when all you had to do was call out to Allah *one* more time!” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“Being grateful to Allah is not about doing so only in times of happiness and ease. The real meaning of ‘being grateful’ is only experienced by those who say ‘alhamdulillah’ and mean it in times of hardship and sorrow as well. “

“When you face a hardship always remember that Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala love you the most & HE is saving you from greater affliction.”- Dr. Bilal Philips

“Whenever you encounter hardships in life, remember that this is Allah’s plan for you. The outcome of His plans will be a great blessing.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“When nothing is going your way, drop everything and go pick up the Quran because sometimes a hardship is only your wake up call.” – Dr. Bilal Philips
“If you feel your hardship is too difficult to bear, remember the hardships that our beloved Prophet Muhammed sallallahu alayhi wasallam went through. Can we even match up to that? “

“Remember: Allah is The One who gave us this hardship as a test, and He is The One to take us out of it.”For indeed, with hardship [will be] ease.” [Quran, 94:5]” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“If we want to achieve Jannah and come out of the folds of just being ‘Muslims’ and rather being ‘Mu’mins’, we have to make our eeman as strong as possible. That is the key to fearing Allah as He should be feared, obeying and loving Him and His deen. Work on ways to make your eeman bloom so that even you can taste the sweetness of being serene and at peace even during hardships and trials! Ask al-Mu’min, the Guardian of Faith to protect and enhance your eeman so that you can please Him till your last breath. Connect with al-Mu’min and let go off the baggage of sorrows of this dunya!.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“As part of our Islamic faith, we believe that all matters are in the hands of Allah. However, for some of us our faith can get shaken during times of trials and hardships. It is during those times though that we should remind ourselves that a believer’s position and rank is raised in front of Allah and that such a hardship may very well be a sign of Allah’s love for the believer. This can help us in maintaining and even strengthening our faith.
“…Only those who are patient shall receive their reward in full, without reckoning” Quran (Surah Az-1Zumar:10)” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“May Allah ﷻ bring ease to all those who are in hardship, bring wealth to all those in poverty & bring cure to all those who are sick. Ameen!” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“If you are patient, and trust Allah, you will surely see the blessing inhardship. “

“May Allah relieve all those who are suffering or going through hardshipand reward them abundantly for their patience. Ameen” Dr.Bilal Philips

“Hardships are blessings if we trust Allah and turn to Him. It may not appear to be a blessing for this life, BUT definitely will be for the Hereafter.” – Dr.Bilal Philips

“Be careful not to forget Allah when things are going great. Be faithful and know that Allah can take back just as fast as He gives!
Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: “How amazing is the affair of the believer! There is good for him in everything, and that is for no one but the believer. If good times come his way, he expresses gratitude to Allah and that is good for him, and if hardship comes his way, he endures it patiently and that is better for him.” – Dr.Bilal Philips

“Sometimes struggles are exactly what we need in our lives. If Allah allowed us to go through our lives without any obstacles, it would cripple us. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Sometimes hardshipsare blessings…Allah is with those who have Sabr. The Reward of Sabr is Jannah.” – Dr.Bilal Philips

“Hardships are a reminder to turn back to Allah. An awakening that teaches us that Allah is greater than everything in our life.” – Dr.Bilal Philips

“Who spend [in the cause of God] during ease and hardship and who restrain anger and who pardon the people – and God loves the doers of good;”
Surah 3: Ali-‘Imran – Ayah no. 134

“All of us experience hardships. We differ on how we face them. But we have a similarity: we have the same Lord. Turn to him… Ask from him.” – Dr Bilal

“If you are facing a trial or any hardship, be delighted! For if Allah wants to do good for someone, He afflicts them with trials! Alhamdulillah.”

“Whenever fear, worry or despair creeps into your heart, remind yourself that Allah is your guardian and *nothing* can go wrong when you put your trust in Him and please Him. Let your faith alway be *greater* than your fear.” – Dr.Bilal Philips

“What is wrong with your faith in Allah? In peace and prosperity, you are ready to believe Allah and obey Him. But when you are afflicted with trials and hardships, you turn away from Him claiming that there is no use in worshiping Him! Do you worship Him only to fulfill your worldly desires? Indeed, mankind is in loss! “

“Be Mindful of Allah, and you will find Him in front of you. Recognize and Acknowledge Allah in times of ease, and He will Remember you in times of adversity. And know that what has passed you by [and you have failed to attain] was not going to befall you, and what has befallen you was not going to pass you by. And know that Victory comes with Patience, Relief with Affliction, and Hardship with Ease.” (Nawawi’s 40 hadith, Number 19)

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