21+ Quotes by Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

Al Fudayl ibn Iyad was born on 726 AD and passed away on 803 AD, Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He renounced crimes and became an ascetic. Later He  started preaching Islam and became a Muslim preacher.

Some quotes by Al Fudayl ibn Iyad are as follows

“Whoever sees wrongdoing from his brother and then laughs in front of him has betrayed him.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“When Allah loves a servant, He multiplies his worries.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Is there anyone who hears a mention of the Fire and then feels like sleeping!?” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Lower your heart, in order to accept the truth, for it can save you.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“There isn’t something on earth that is harder than leaving one’s desire.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“The Believer screens & gives sincere advice & the wicked evil doer unveils & exposes.” – Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Beware of the paths of misguidance and do not be deceived by the large numbers of those who are destroyed.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Whoever seeks a brother without faults would never have a brother to be his friend.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“If you can be unknown, be so; it doesn’t matter if you are not known & it doesn’t matter if you are not praised. It doesn’t matter if. you are blameworthy according to people, if you are praiseworthy with Allah.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“It’s more beloved to me to he accompanied by a sinner with beautiful manners instead of a worshipper with filthy manners.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Do not feel lonely on paths of guidance just because few people travel on them.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Three traits harden the heart: excessive eating, excessive sleeping, and excessive speaking.” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“Life is short & hopes are unlimited, yet many are too dazzled with themselves to see a clear picture for advancement.” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“Stick to the path of guidance, and do not be hurt by the small number of people who take this path.” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“As long as people are doing fine, their true nature is concealed, but when calamity strikes, their true natures are revealed, so the believer resorts to his Imaan (faith) and the hypocrite resorts to his hypocrisy.” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“The Qur’an was only revealed to be acted upon, but the people treated its recitation as action.” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“A believer plants a palm tree and fears that thorns will grow The hypocrites plant thorns expecting ripe dates to grow.” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“No hajj or jihad is more difficult than imprisoning the tongue.” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“To be humble is to accept the truth & submit to it even if you heard it from a child or someone uneducated or ignorant.”

“Whosoever is saddened by loneliness and feels tranquil around the people, is not safe from Riyaa (Ostentation/ Showing Off).” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“it isn’t permissible for you to harm a dog or a pig unjustly. So how is it that you harm a Muslim?!” – Al Fudayl Ibn Iyad

“Verily, Allah has angels who seek out the circles of remembrance (of Allah), so be careful who you sit with, make sure it is not with an adherent of biddah, for Allah doenot look at them. And the siogn of nifaq(hypocrisy in faith) is that a man mingles with an adherent of biddah.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Abandoning a deed for people’s sake is Riyā (show off) and committing a deed for people’s sake is (minor) Shirk.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad

“Be sympathetic to three people; a leader of men who becomes humiliated, a wealthy man who becomes broke and a scholar among illiterates.” – Al-Fudayl ibn Iyad


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