30+ Inspirational quotes by Imam Shafi

Imam Shafi Also known Imam al-Shafi was a Muslim jurist, Imam and Islamic scholar.

Some Quotes by imam shafi are as follows:

“True knowledge is that which benefits oneself or others, not information that is merely memorised.” – Imam Shafi

“Seek help in speech with silence and in reasoning with reflection.” – Imam Shafi’i

“Don’t love the one who doesn’t love to Allah. If they can leave Allah, they will leave you.” –  Imam Shafi

“Follow it (the Sunnah), and do not look sideways at anyone else’s saying.” – Imam Shafi // Means Only Quran is not enough we also need to follow Sunnah along with Quran.

“Fools are those who Debates with ignorants”- Imam Shafi

Imam Ash-Shafi said;
“I left Baghdad, and I did not leave behind me a man better, having more knowledge, or greater fiqh (understanding), nor having greater taqwaa (piety) than Ahmad Ibn Hanbal.”

“Wealth remains behind on earth while Ibadah accompanies you into the grave.” – Imam Al-Shafi‘i, rahimahullah

“The sunnahs of the Messenger of Allah (Peace Be Upon him) reach, as well as escape from, every one of us. So whenever I voice my opinion, or formulate a principle, where something contrary to my view exists on the authority of the Messenger of Allah (Peace Be Upon him), then the correct view is what the Messenger of Allah (Peace Be Upon him) has said, and it is my view.” – Imam Shafi

“Every statement on the authority of the Prophet (Peace Be Upon him) is also my view, even if you do not hear it from me.” – Imam Shafi

Imam al-Shafi’i remarked, “There is a verse in the Quran that every wrongdoer should be terrified of.” He was asked, “Which verse is that?” He replied, “‘And your Lord never forgets.'” [Surah Maryam; 64]

“Don’t you see that the lion is silent and yet feared, while the dog barks constantly and is despised?” – Imam Shafi’i

“To admonish your brother in private is the advise him and improve him. But to admonish     him publicly is to disgrace and shame him.” – imam Shafi

“Increase in worship before your responsibilities increase. Then you won’t have time to worship as much.” – Imām Shāfi’ī

“Knowledge is not measured by how much is memorized, but rather by how much it is acted on” – Imām Shāfi’ī

“When the foolish one speaks, do not reply to him, for better than a response (to him) is silence, and if you speak to him you have aided him, and if you left him (with no reply) in extreme sadness he dies.” – Imām Shāfi’ī

“The more I learn; the more I learn of my ignorance.” – Imām Shāfi’ī

“If you focused all your efforts into pleasing people, you’d never succeed, so be sincere to Allaah in your actions and intentions.” — Imam Shafi’i,

Imam Shafi’i (ra) says: “When I arrived in Madinah, I saw the reverence and awe that Imam Malik (ra) commanded. This increased my respect for him to an extent that…”

Imām Shāfi‘ī was asked why he carried a cane even though he was healthy. “To remind myself that I’m a traveller.”

“When you correct a fool, he will hate you. When you correct a wise man, he will appreciate you.” – Imām Shāfi’ī

“My heart is at ease knowing that what was meant for me will never miss me, and that what misses me was never meant for me.” – Imam Shafi’i

“The Dua made at Tahajjud is like an arrow which does not miss its target.” – Imam Shafi’i

“Despair not from your Lords blessings, If He had wished that you reach the hellfire eternally, He would not have inspired your heart towards Him.” — Imam Shafi’i

“Be hard on yourself, easy on others.” — Imam Shafi’i

“Let not your tongue mention the shame of
another, for you yourself are covered in shame
and all men have tongues – Imam Shafi’i
If you don’t keep it busy with truth, it will keep you busy with falsehood..” – Imam Shafi’i
Words of wisdom and this is dunyah everything one day will vanish
“No sadness lasts forever nor any happiness.” – Imām Shāfi‘ī

“Some people have passed away, but their character has kept them alive, others are alive, but their character has killed them.” — Imam Shafi’i (Rahimahullah, LORD have mercy on him)

“Knowledge without action is arrogance.” –Imam Shafi’i

“If you have a friend who helps you to obey Allaah, hold onto him.” -Imām Shāfi’ī

“I’ve learned that several people experienced acceptance of their du’as at the times of iqamah and when it rains”
— Imam Shafi’i, Kitab al-Umm (v. 2, p. 554, no. 591-592)

“Nobility has four pillars: good character, generosity, humility, and piety” – Imam Shafi’i

“The first squeeze of the Grave will make you forget every warm hug you had in your life.” – IMAM SHAFI’I

“My silence towards the idiot is indeed an answer.” (Imam Shafi’i)

“Seek understanding before you lead. When you lead, then there is no way to seek understanding.” – Imam Shafi’i

‘Hate the sin with all your heart, but show compassion and mercy towards the sinner’.” – Imam Shafi’i

“My sin burdened me heavily. But when I measured it against Your Grace, O Lord, Your forgiveness came out greater.” – Imam Shafi’i

“If you don’t occupy your soul with the truth, it will occupy you with falsehood!” — Imam Shafi’i

“Time is like a sword, If you don’t cut it, it will cut you.” – Imam Shafi’i

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