15+ Quotes by Sheikh Saleh Al-Fawzan

Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan, born 1933, is an Islamic scholar based in Saudi Arbia and has been a member of several high religious bodies in Saudi Arabia.

“We must clarify truth from falsehood, regardless of who is pleased and who is upset.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“The family is one of the continual educational foundations (of society), which is indispensable. We cannot envisage a society without family. Its existence, perpetuity and stability are from the objectives of the divine legislation.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“There are some people who, when they are not praised and promoted, they leave the da’wah. So this is a proof that such an individual was not actually calling to Allah, rather he was calling to himself.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“If humans were left to their own limited minds, they would become misguided and astray.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“If removing something harmful from a pathway is charitable, then throwing something harmful on to a pathway is evil.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“Saying Islam is only applicable for the middle ages is mockery.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“The importance of Salah (Islamic prayer) in Islam is so great that even sitting and waiting for Salah is considered worship itself.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“Verily trusting in Allah is from the greatest types of worship.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“…that image making is similar to constructing buildings over grave sites. It is an avenue that Leads to polytheism, to Shirk – ascribing partners to Allaah ta’alaa”. – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“We have no excuse to be lazy in seeking ‘ilm. Allaah has made every means of seeking it easy for us.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“The parents are obliged to teach the children the Qur’an, the sunnah and the beneficial knowledge.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“The condition of a nation that possesses the true and upright methodology then forsakes it and searches in the garbage of the theories of men is similar to (what was described in) the saying of the poet: ‘Like the camel in desert that is killed by thirst while water is carried upon its back’.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“Those who say, ‘Respect all of the different views and opinions’ are wrong. Only the truth is respected.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“None violates the honour of the scholars who are upon the truth, except one of three (people): either a hypocrite known for his hypocrisy, or an evil sinner who hates scholars because they prevent him from his sinful (acts) of disobedience, or misguided hizbi who hates the scholars because they neither agree with his hizbiyyah nor his deviated views.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“The unity of the Muslims does not come about by the commencement of the fasting in Ramaḍān being in unison. Rather, unification comes about by rectifying ‘Aqīdah, as what has divided the Muslims is not the beginning of the fast. Instead, what has divided them is their differing in ‘Aqīdah and leaving the correct ‘Aqīdah, which is taken from the Book, the Sunnah and that which the Righteous Predecessors were upon.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

“When I read about the Salaf, I feel ashamed to call myself a student of knowledge let alone a scholar.” – Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan

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