20+ Quotes by Tariq Ramadan

Tariq Ramadan born 26-August 1962, Geneva, Switzerland is a Swiss academic, philosopher and writer.  He is a Professor of at the University of Oxford.

Some Quotes by Tariq Ramadan are as follows:

“When I pretend to be strong, no one sees my hidden tears except Allah. When I am sad and need a shoulder to cry on, no one supports me but Allah. Pleasing a human is very difficult, pleasing Allah is the easiest. People some times punish me for mistakes I have not done, Allah ignores and excuses the ones that I did. This is Allah, The greatest, the most almighty, the most beneficent, the most merciful and all praise belongs to him.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Humility is my table, respect is my garment, empathy is my food and curiosity is my drink. As for love, it has a thousand names and is by my side at every window.” –

Tariq Ramadan

“Behind every great man is not a woman, she is beside him, she is with him, not behind him.”- Tariq Ramadan

“Acknowledged differences may create mutual respect, but hazy misunderstandings bring forth nothing but prejudice and rejection.” -Tariq Ramadan

“Saying that Islam is in the heart is similar to giving back an exam paper completely white and saying: knowledge is in the brain.” – Tariq Ramadan

“We have to watch the world, and watch ourselves, with the humility of those who know, in the very depths of their being, that learning to become human is a process that never ends.” ― Tariq Ramadan

“Intellect is the light, the heart is the direction.” ― Tariq Ramadan

“Being Muslim has become synonymous with pointed questions, with tension and mistrust, even with conflict. It has become a global phenomenon with profound consequences for inter-communal relations, political rhetoric and policies at the local, regional, national and international level.” – Tariq Ramadan

“We keep on talking about ourselves in the past. When are we going to talk about our contribution to now and the future?” — Tariq Ramadan

“Ramadan is, in its essence, a month of humanist spirituality.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Ask questions – even the angels asked questions!” – Tariq Ramadan

“If you cry, if you smile,remember: the Heart is the noble people’s home. It is where they get their strength, their fragility. Alone, in silence.” – Tariq Ramadan

“The danger is to quote the sacred Texts with authority while their understanding offers no intellectual authority.” -Tariq Ramadan

“If you read the Quran with your head, you find repetition. If you read it with heart, you find depth.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Modesty is the way you deal with beauty not the way you avoid it.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Everything connected with ethics is connected with responsibility” – Tariq Ramadan

“If there is a smoke, there is a fire, the saying goes, That is quite true, but one should find what the fire is, and who lit it.” ― Tariq Ramadan,

“Fasting is, first and foremost, an exercise for identifying and managing adversity in all its forms. With faith, in full conscience, fasting calls women and men to an extra degree of self- awareness.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Spirituality is not leaving the world to be closer to Allah, it’s remembering Him whilst being in the world.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Do not respond to attacks with attacks. Respond with mercy and respect.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Learning to become human is a process that never ends.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Serve humanity, regardless of religion. Show solidarity for those suffering and oppressed.” – Tariq Ramadan

“How can you have a good relationship with God if you don’t have a good relationship with your mother?” – Tariq Ramadan

“If you do not have boundaries, you do not have a path.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Wisdom is always connected to beauty. When you see someone acting by their principles, their wisdom makes them beautiful.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Instead of looking outside of ourselves and counting potential enemies, fasting summons us to turn our glance inward, and to take the measure of our greatest challenge: the self, the ego, in our own eyes and as others see us”. -Tariq Ramadan

“If you want to be good Muslims, instead of preventing people from believing, you become better believers. Don’t be scared of people who are not Muslim. Be scared, be afraid, be worried about our own lack of consistency.” -Tariq Ramadan

“Pride is to affirm outward independence by maintaining the illusion of liberty at the heart of one’s being. Humility is to rediscover the breath of the primordial need of Him at the heart of our being, in order to live in total outward independence.” – Tariq Ramadan

“The more you look into and understand yourself, the less judgmental you become towards others.” — Tariq Ramadan

“I don’t like what you are doing, but I won’t insult you for it. You know why? Because who you are tomorrow may be better than who I am today.” — Tariq Ramadan

“To be kind is good. To be kind without expecting anything in return is better.” – Tariq Ramadan

“A true teacher doesn’t teach you to think like him, but to think without him.”—Tariq Ramadan

“I really think we are dealing with a clash of perceptions, not a clash of civilizations.” – Tariq Ramadan

“We are in a world that is connected, but is not communicating.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Get it dear, get it! Be armed with wisdom and courage, and dressed with forgiveness and hope. Get it dear!” – Tariq Ramadan

“You don’t know what is freedom, if you don’t know what discipline is.” “You don’t know what is freedom, if you don’t know what discipline is.” – Tariq Ramadan

“Your enemy is not the refugee your enemy is the one who made him refugee.” – Tariq Ramadan

“There is an enormous amount of mistrust towards me. They say that what I’m saying is too good to be true, and that I must say something else when I speak in Arabic. Trust is missing, the progress made is not acknowledged.” – Tariq Ramadan

“A simple and profound message : change yourself, change the world, and remain positive. Be at peace, be peaceful and be for peace.” – Tariq Ramadan

“The very essence of our religion is that you will get a deeper faith if you are educated and get the right knowledge.” – Tariq Ramadan

“You don’t have to like a speaker or a scholar to learn from them. Humble yourself and really listen.” – Tariq Ramadan

“The more you look into and understand yourself, the less judgmental you become towards others.“ – Tariq Ramadan

“remember: the Heart is the noble people’s home. It is where they get their strength, their fragility. Alone, in silence.” – Tariq Ramadan

“You’re a man, but the day you raise your voice to your mother, you’re not anymore.” – Tariq Ramadan

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