12+ Quotes by Imam Ghazali

Mohammed al-Ghazali born on 1058, Tous, Iran and passed away on 19 December 1111, Tous, Iran was a theologian, jurist, philosopher, and Islamic scholar. He is also known as Imam Ghazali.

Some quotes by him are as follows:

“As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good; I was actually being re-directed to something better. You must convince your heart that whatever Allah has decreed is most appropriate and most beneficial for you.”- Imam al-Ghazali (R.A)

“One of the worst people in this world is the one who rides the Deen to attain the Dunya.” – Imam Ghazali

“To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.” – Imam al-Ghazali (R.A)

“All these people your concerned about, did they create you?” – Imam al-Ghazzali

“Education is a process which a person enables to differentiate between good and bad, right and wrong, true and false.” – Imam al-Ghazali (R.A)

“What is destined will reach you , even if it be beneath two mountains. What is not destined will not reach you even if it be between your two lips.” – Imam al-Ghazali (R.A)

“If you see a scholar speaking ill of other scholars, avoid him.” – imam ghazali

“Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves.” – imam ghazali

“You must convince your heart that whatever Allah has decreed is most appropriate and most beneficial for you.” – Imām Ghazzali

“Declare your jihad against 13 enemies. The ones (twelve) you CANNOT see.
1) Egoism
2) Conceit
3) Selfishness
4) Greed
5) Lust
6) Intolerance
7) Anger
8) Lying
9) Cheating
10) Gossiping
11) Slandering
12) Arrogance
If you can master and destroy them, then you will be ready to fight the enemy (one) you CAN see.” – Imam Al-Ghazali (rh)

“Knowledge without action is vanity, and action without knowledge is insanity.” – Imam Al Ghazali

“The more you know Allah the more you will love him.” – Imam Ghazzali

“The most foolish of men are those who believe most strongly in their own intelligence.” –

Imam Ghazzali

“The period of waiting patiently for release from suffering is an act of worship.” – Imam Ghazzali

“Advice is easy, what is difficult is accepting it, for it is bitter in taste.”- Imam Ghazzali

“Your knowledge should improve your heart and purge your ego.”- Imam Ghazzali

“Your knowledge must improve your heart, and purge your ego.” – Imam Ghazzali

“We are creatures that love to blame the external, not realizing that problem is usually internal.” – Imam Ghazzali

“The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer looks for excuses.” – Imam Ghazzali

“Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, sometimes it helps me and sometimes it opposes me.”-  Imam Ghazali

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