Monday, June 15, 2009

Pearls of Wisdom....166

1. The spiritual warrior is the one who breaks an idol, and the idol of each person is his ego. [Al Qushayri]

2. Every drop of sweat and every breath we take is life, if not taken for the sake of Allah, will lead to regret and sorrow on the Day of Judgment. [Ibn al Qayyim]

3. The Qur'an guides you to the recognition of your illness and their remedies. Your illness are your sins, and your medicine is seeking Allah's forgiveness. [Qatadah radi Allah anhu]

4. The essence of knowledge is to know what obedience and worship are. [Imam al Ghazali]

5. Be with people in such a way that if you die, they should weep for you, and if you live they should long for you. [Ali radi Allah anhu]

6. Whoever desires to purify his heart then let him prefer Allah to his desires. [Ibn al Qayyim]

7. What you love to have with you in the Hereafter you should advance today, and what you hate to have with you, you should abandon it today. [Salman ibn Dinar]

8. I looked at my friends, and I did not find a better friend than safeguarding my tongue. I thought about all the outfits, but I did not find a better outfit than piety. I thought of all types of wealth but did not find a better wealth than contentment. I thought of all types of good deeds but did not find a better deed than offering good advice. I looked at all types of sustenance, but did not find a better sustenance than patience. [Omar radi Allah anhu]

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