21+ Quotes by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Hamza Yusuf born on 1960, Walla Walla, Washington, United States is a American Islamic scholar. some quotes by him are as follows:

“When Allah is at centre of your priority in life, then you are at centre of Allah’s providential care.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“God is with the broken-hearted. When your heart breaks, it’s a good thing – the breaking of the heart is what opens it up to the light of Allah. The dunya is designed to break your heart, to crush it.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“You are designed to grow old. The pathetic fear of growing old is a sickness of the heart.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Religion is supposed to unite us human beings, it’s not supposed to divide us, and if it’s divisive it’s not religion from God, it’s something else.” — Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“The world might reject you but Allah will never reject us. His doors are always open.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“If somebody is fearful that God (Allah) will not provide for him or her, this is considered to be a disease of the heart, because a sound heart has knowledge and trust, not doubt and anxiety.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“The weak are dominated by their ego, the wise dominate their ego, and the intelligent are in a constant struggle against their ego.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“The events in your life are purposeful, appropriate and non-random.” -Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“…And justice is to put things in its proper place.” Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Everything you desire exists with Allah, so if you have Allah, you have everything you desire. If you don’t have Allah, then nothing you desire will make you happy.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“If you use foul words, then you have to check your imaan (faith).” – Hamza Yusuf

“If Islam is not making you happy, then something is wrong with your belief.” – Hamza Yusuf

“If you knew what the Prophet (Peace Be Upon him) did for you, you would fall in love with him. Not just for you, but for humanity.” – Hamza Yusuf

“Practice makes permanent, not perfect. If you practice the wrong thing, you make the wrong act permanent.” – Hamza Yusuf

“Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant.” – Hamza Yusuf

“There’s no good in a wedding where there are no poor people to take part in the festivities. Barakah is when you feed the poor.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“All of Islam is mercy. All of Islam is justice. If it goes from justice to oppression, it’s not Islam.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“When you are oppressed, people attack and harm you. what is the response of our prophet? (Peace Be Upon him), return a wrong with a right.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Allah knows exactly what to give you to help you return to Him. The events in your life are purposeful, appropriate & non-random.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Trusting the past is over, and doing Tawba that its over. If you truly made tawba, you don’t remember your sin as it obliterates the past. Tawba is like editing a video. You go and edit the parts of the video you do not like so on the day of Judgement, you can see the film without any blunders. Just say Astaghfirullah, the angels will cut the bad thing.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“A ruler (Caliph) should be concerned about the grammar of his population.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“If the fragrance of God’s remembrance permuates in the west, the sick man in the east will get well again” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Every good action that involves a struggle is a jihad” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“If you want your leaders to be like Khulfah, you should act like Sahaabah.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“There are Two types of People in this world: People who do things, and People who criticise those who do things.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“If you are in a good situation, God will send the people of tribulation to you. If you reject and close the door on them, He will make you the people of tribulation”. – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“In order for us to reach our God-given potential within our life times, we must break the cycle of stagnation by abandoning methods that have proven ineffective.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Everyone’s a believer when things are going fine. The real faith is when one becomes patient with tribulations.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“It’s good adab (manners) to not to ask someone so many questions, especially about personal matter. Also, it’s good adab (manners) to not look at people’s possessions when you visit their homes.”-Hamza Yusuf

“The atheist looks at the injustice and chaos in the world and asks the theist:” How can there be a God?, while the theist looks at the same situation and asks how can there not be a God.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Non-existence cannot bring about existence!” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

“Your tawbah is breathing in the fragrances of His Mercy., Your tawbah is greater than your wrong action.”- Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

These last ten days of Ramadan should be used to sincerely call upon Allah. The best thing that we can do right now for the Ummah is to try to become close to Allah, in hopes that He may accept someone’s Dua.” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

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