31+ Inspirational Quotes by Umar ibn al-Khattab (Radiallahu’ anhu)

Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu) also known as Hazrat Umar (RA)  was one of the best companions of Islamic Prophet Muhammad (Peace, Mercy and blessing of Allah be upon him). He was born on 579 AD, Mecca, Saudi Arabia and passed away on 3 November 644 AD, Medina, Saudi Arabia. He (RA) was second caliph of Islam. He(RA) is considered one of the most powerful and influential Muslim caliphs with strong administrative skills in history. I have collected some quotes of Him (RA). Please read quotes and if you find any error(s) occurred from my end in this collected quote list then don’t forget to inform me by forwarding an email to me. You also can inform me by leaving a comment in the comment box so that I could correct the error if any occurred from my end.

Hzrat Umar quotes about speaking the truth

“As long as you are pure of heart, you speak the truth.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

hazrat umar quotes on truth

“Stick the truth even if the truth kills you.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

hazrat umar quotes on Salah

“Hold on to your Salah, if you lose that, you will lose everything else” – Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“We judge people by what is apparent and leave their inner secrets to Allah.” –  Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“If your supplication is sincere, the answer will come will it.”- Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Trust is that there should be no difference between what you do and say and what you think.” – Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Verily, we were a disgraceful people and Allah honored us with Islam, so if we seek honor from other than Islam, then Allah will humiliate us.” – Hazrat Umar (May Allah be pleased with him)

“Be not of those who curse iblis in public yet obey in private.” – Hazrat Umar (May Allah be pleased with him)

“We are a people whom Allah gave might and glory to through Islam, so we will never seek glory through anything else.”- Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“The wisest among you is he whose sustenance is the fear of Allah.” – Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Whosoever shows you your faults is your friend. Those that pay you lip service in praise are your executioners.” – Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“When a man puts me a question, I judge of his intelligence.” – Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“I fear of the day when the disbelievers are proud of their falsehood & and Muslims are shy of their faith.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“There is no better punishment for the person who sinned by being bad to you, than your obeying Allah by being good to him in return.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Some times the people with the worst past create the best future.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“The best way to defeat someone is to beat him at politeness.”- Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“There is no Islam without unity, no unity without leadership, and no leadership without obedience.” – Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“When you see that any scholar loves the world, then his scholarship is in doubt.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“There is no relationship between Allah and anyone except through obedience to Him.”— Hazrat Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

hazrat umar quotes on friends

“May Allah have mercy on him who sends me my faults as a present.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Whoever abandons Salāh(prayer) has NOTHING to do with the religion of Islam.” –  Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“No amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of worrying (anxiety) can change the future. Go easy on yourself, for the outcome of all affairs is determined by Allah’s decree. If something is meant to go elsewhere, it will never come your way, but if it is yours by destiny, from it you cannot flee.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“If you see that someone has slipped, correct him, pray for him and don’t help Shaytān against him (by insulting him).”- Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“The most important of your affairs in my view is prayer; whoever prays regularly has protected his faith, but whoever neglects it, is bound to be more negligent in other issues of faith.” – Umar Ibn Al-Khattaab (radiAllaahu ‘anhu)

”The person I like most is the one who points out my defects.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“I have seen all types of friends but I never found a friend better than safeguarding the tongue; I have seen all types of clothes but I never found clothes better than God-consciousness; I have seen all types of wealth but I never found wealth better than contentment; I have seen all types of good deeds but I never found a good deed better than giving good advice; and I have seen all types of food and I never found food more delicious than patience.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“I thought of all types of wealth, but couldn’t find a better wealth than contentment in a little” —  Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Allah loves moderation and hates extravagance and excess.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Sit with those who love Allah, for that enlightens the mind.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“There are two (types of) men I do not fear for you: a believer whose faith is obvious and a kafir whose kufr is obvious. Rather I fear for you the hypocrite who hides behind a show of faith but strives for some other purpose.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Don’t be fooled by one who recites the Quran, for his recitation is but speech. Instead look at those act accordingly to it.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Don’t forget your own self while preaching to others.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Umar (RA) said “Invite people to Islam even without words.” They asked “how.” He(RA) replied “with your manners.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Let not your love become attachment, nor your hate become destruction.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“What is destined will reach you, even if it be underneath two mountains. What is not destined, will not reach you, even if it be between your two lips.”- Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Avoidance of sin is lighter than the pain of remorse.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Get used to a rough life, for luxury doesn’t last forever.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“May Allah show mercy on the man who shows me my fault.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“If your spouse is angry then you should be calm. When one is fire, the other should be water.”-  Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“The women not a garment you wear and undress however you like. They are honored and have their rights.”  – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“I have never regretted my silence. As for my speech, I have regretted it over and over again.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“The wisest man is he who can account for his actions.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“The less of the world, the freer you live.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“To be alone means you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“This is a place (Ka’abah) where there are many lessons to be learnt and a place where supplications are accepted.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“The bonds of Islam will be undone one by one when there will be a generation brought up in Islam who do not know what Jahiliyah is.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“May Allah bless the man who says less and does more.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Sit with those who constantly repent, for they have the softest hearts.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“I wish you knew what I have in my heart for you. But, there is no way for you to know except my actions.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“There is no goodness in the people who don’t give advice, and there is no goodness in the people who don’t like to be advised.”- Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“I am not a fool but I pretend to be a fool in order to fool the fool. And just when the fool thinks I am a fool, I will expose the fool and show him that he is the fool!” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Patience is the healthiest ingredient of our life.” — Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

“Stick with your true brothers. You can live in comfort with them, as they are a delight in times of ease, and you can lean on them in times of hardship. Assume the best about your brother until he comes with something that should alarm you from him. Avoid your enemy, and beware of befriending anyone but the trustworthy, and there is no trust for the one who doesn’t fear Allah. Do not befriend the corrupt, as he will teach you his corruption, and do not reveal your secrets to him, and only consult those who fear Allah, the Exalted.” — Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu), [Mukhtasar Minhaj al-Qasidin of Ibn Qudamah, pg. 132]

“Seek knowledge and along with it dignity, tranquility and humility.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

 “Doing good for a good done to you is simply repayment, whereas doing good for an evil done to you is a tremendous virtue.” – Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiallahu’ anhu)

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