40+ Islamic quotes by Ibn al-qayyim (Rahimahullah)

Imam Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, (Rahimahullah) popularly known as Ibn al-Qayyim was an Islamic scholar and an important medieval Islamic theologian, and spiritual writer. He was student of Islamic scholar Ibn Taymiyyah(rahimahullah)

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Ibn al-qayyim quote on tongue

“A persons’ tongue can give you the taste of His heart.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

ibn qayyim quotes on Allah with image

“The crying of the sinners is more loved to Allah than the tasbeeh of the arrogant.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

ibn qayyim quotes on knowledge with image

“When you do not have knowledge someone can bring you dirt and you will believe it is gold.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

ibn qayyim quotes on patience with image

“Patience is when the heart doesn’t lament and the mouth doesn’t complain.” – Ibn-al-Qayyim(rahimahullah)

“Satisfaction is when a person submits himself to his Lord.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim

“Allah will never humiliate one who takes his Lord as a friend and protector.” – Ibn-al-Qayyim(rahimahullah)

“Indeed the Believer who has reliance upon Allah, if the creation plot against him, Allah plots for him on his behalf and brings about victory for him, without any effort or strength from himself.” – Ibn al Qayyim

“Who sincerely relies on Allah to achieve something, will achieve it.” – Ibn-al-Qayyim(rahimahullah)

“Misdeeds stand as a block for earning. Surely, one can be deprived of provision by committing sins.” — Ibn Al-Qayyim

“Knowledge is not about narrating a lot but it is about Taqwa (piety).” – Ibn al Qayyim

“If you knew Allah as He should be known, you would leave people aside and take Him as your Companion.” –  Ibn-al-Qayyim(rahimahullah)

“Allah is displeased when you stop asking him and mankind is displeased when asked.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“O you who are patient! Bear a little more, just a little more remains.” – Ibn al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“If the human knew the pleasure of meeting Allah and being near to him, then he (human) would feel grief for being distant from him (Allah).” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“All hard work is easy for the believers when they understand that Allah hears them.” — Ibn al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Allah promised you the pleasures of the Hereafter, so do not be in a hurry and seek them in this worldly life as if you are cutting plants before their harvest time, while they are much better if you wait. Likewise, the pleasures of the Hereafter are so much better.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah) // Our life in this world is like that of a harvest field. What you plant here is what you will eat in the hereafter.

“Be to Allah as He wishes, and He will be to you more than you can wish for.” – Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (Rahimahullah)

“Allah loves from his slave that he beautifies his tongue with the truth, and his heart with Ikhlaas and love, turning repentantly and reliance upon Allah.”- Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“A sign of well being and success is that when one increases in knowledge, he becomes more humble and merciful.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Wisdom is to do the correct thing in the correct manner at the correct time.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Dua is one of the most beneficial form of medicine.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Whenever Allah, the Exalted prevents His believing servant from something during this worldly life, He will bestow upon him something which is better and more useful to him. It should be noted that this is only granted to the believers.” – Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (rahimahullah)

“Enough honor for you is that you are the slave of Allah and enough pride for you that Allah is your Lord.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Do not belittle a small sin,for the biggest of fires can be caused by smallest of sparks.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah) //Do not think about how small the sin is, but think about Who you have just disobeyed. Never disobey Allah.

“Whoever abandons habits for the sake of someone or something other than Allah, will surely suffer hard and difficult times. However, whoever abandons habits for the sake of Allah sincerely from his heart, he will not suffer from leaving it except at the beginning so that his credibility will be examined. If he bears this pain, it will be turned into pleasure. “ – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Whoever increases in worry and sadness must recite: ‘La hawla walaa quwwata illa billah’.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Whoever prefers Allah to all others, Allah will prefer him to others.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“And verily for everything that a slave of Allah loses there is a substitute, but the one who loses Allah will never find anything to replace him.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“A sign of well-being and success is that when one increases in knowledge, he/she becomes more humble and merciful.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“It is a punishment for a sinner, indulging in sins, to eventually be forgotten by Allah and left alone with devil.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“The sincere person has humility for Allah alone and hope in him alone, requesting from him alone.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“The soul will never become pious and purified except through undergoing afflictions. It is the same as gold that can never be pure except after removing all the base metals in it.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“The people of Quran are those who read it and act upon it, even if they have not memorized it.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Whoever wrongs you and then comes in order to apologize then you should accept his apology out of humbleness and leave his intention up to Allah, exalted is He.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“O people who take pleasure in a life that will disappear; falling in love with a fading shadow is pure stupidity.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Knowledge is a carpet, none treads upon it except for the one near (to Allah).” -Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Love is a spring well that does not dry up. Its purity and sweetness increases when it is for the sake of Allah and in the way of Allah.”- Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“The best of those who fast are the ones who fast who are more plentiful in the (legislated) Dhikr (remembrance) of Allah, the mighty and majestic, during their fast.” –

Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“If Allah wills goodness for a slave, he would prevent him from feeling good about his deeds and from telling others about them, and would busy him with thinking about his sins, and he will continue to be like this until he enters Paradise.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“The sinner does not feel any remorse over his sins. That is because his heart is already dead.” — Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“A real man is the one who fears the death of his heart, not his body.” – Ibn al-Qayyim

“Whenever sins increase, loneliness/gloom intensifies.” -Ibn al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“When Allah is with you, then all worries, grief and sadness disappear; no grief can remain when Allah is with the slave.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Losing time is worse than death, as losing time keeps you away from Allah and the Hereafter, while death keeps you away from the worldly life and people.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“And the servant; if he exchanges disobedience with obedience, Allah will exchange the punishment upon him with pardoning (him), and humiliation with honor.” — Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Whoever desires to purify his heart, then let him prefer Allah to his desires.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Perhaps you might me asleep while the doors of heaven are knocking with tens of supplications for you, by a poor person you aided, or a sad person you cheered up or a distressed person you brought relief to. Therefore don’t underestimate doing good at all.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“If Allah the exalted, forgave a woman who gave water to a thirsty dog, what would he do the one who gives water to the thirsty, food to the hungry and dress to those Muslims who don’t have clothes.”

“Your nafs is just like your enemy, once it finds you serious, it obeys you. If it finds weakness from you, It will take you as prisoner.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Every type of knowledge and action which doesn’t increase the strength of imaan and yaqeen has been corrupted.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“For the person who repents and becomes better after a sin, the sin is a mercy.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Whoever thinks of the greatness of Allah will never be at ease in committing wrong actions.” Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“Sitting with the poor and less fortunate people removes the ego and pride from your heart.” – Ibn Al Qayyim (rahimahullah)

“It is enough of an honor for you that you are His(Allah’s) worshipper, and it is sufficient glory for you that He(Allah) is your Lord.” – Ibn al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Whoever wants to purify his heart, must prefer Allah over and above his own desires.” – Ibn al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“As long as you pray, you knock on the door of Allah. And whoever knocks at the door of Allah, He will open it for him.” – Ibn al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Sins destroy the heart the same way poison destroys the body.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Sins need to be burnt, either with the pain of regret in this world, or with the fire of hell in the Hereafter!” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“In the heart there is a void that can only be filled by loving Allah.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“If Allah wants well for a slave, He strips away from his heart the ability to see his own good deeds and speaking about them with his tongue, and preoccupies him with seeing his own sin, and it continues to remain in front of his eyes until he enters jannah.” – Ibn al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah) [Tareeq Al- Hijratain,1/168-169]

“The servant of Allah who seeks the pleasure of Allah never abandons tawbah (repentance).” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“The intelligent person does not cling to this material world.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Allah is displeased when you stop asking of Him and mankind is displeased when asked.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“The lover of the world cannot get rid from three things –
1. Constant worry
2. Permanent discomfort
3. Relentless distress.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“And when the eye no longer cries out of fear of Allaah, know that this drought originates from the hardness of the heart.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Know the value of what was lost, and cry like someone who knows the value of what has passed him by.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“If the heart becomes hardened – the eye becomes dry.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Dhikr is a tree with fruits of awareness. The more frequent dhikr is made, the stronger the roots of a tree and more fruits on it.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Sins generate more sins, and one leads to another, until they overpower a man and he finds it difficult to repent from that. As one of the earlier generation said: One of the punishments of bad deeds is more bad deeds, and one of the rewards of good deeds is more good deeds.”- Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Satisfaction is when a person submits himself to his Lord (Allah).”- Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Sinning will leave you poor and regretful.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Some people remain deprived of knowledge due to their poor ability to remain silent.” –  Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Allah created both paradise and hellfire for the sinners. Hellfire is for the sinner who sinned but didn’t ask Allah for forgiveness. But paradise is for the sinner who sinned but turned to Allah and asked for his forgiveness.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Deeds without sincerity are like a traveler who carries in his water jug dirt. The carrying of its burden him and it brings no benefit.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“This Dunya(world) is just like shadow, If you try to catch it, you will never be able to do so. But if you turn your back towards it, it has no choice but to follow you.”- Ibn Al-Qayyim(Rahimahullah)

“Corruption of character arises from putting the creation between yourself and Allah, and by putting your ego between yourself and his creation.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Don’t carry anxiety for the future because it is in the hands of Allah.”- Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“If a heart becomes attached to anything other than Allah, Allah makes him dependent on what he is attached to. And he will be betrayed by it.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Friday is the balance of the week, Ramadan is the valance of the year and hajj is the balance of the life.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Falling in love is a disease and its cure is to marry the one you love.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“When you make du’a it is a sign that Allah loves you and has intended good for you.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“When Allah tests you, it is never intended to destroy you. When He removes something in your possession, it is only in order to empty your hands for an even greater gift.”- Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Know the value of what was lost, and cry like someone who knows the value of what has passed him by.”- Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“Undoubtedly, one should never please people by displeasing Allah.” – Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

“The heart gets sick as the body does and its cure is in asking
for forgiveness and protection.It also becomes rusty like a mirror does and it is polished by remembering Allah. The heart can also be naked like the body and can lose its dress and decoration, which is piety.And it can feel hunger and thirst like the body does, and its nourishment is knowledge, love, trust, and offering service to Allah.”- Ibn Al-Qayyim (Rahimahullah)

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