Muhammad Quotes

Muhammad (‎‫‬‎محمد; c. 570 – 8 June 632; full name: Muhammad Ibn `Abd Allāh Ibn `Abd al-Muttalib) is the central figure of Islam. Muslim beliefs assert that he is the Seal of the Prophets and is Rasool Allah (“Messenger of God”). Archaic spellings of his name in English include: Mohammed, Muhammed, and Mahomet.

Muhammad’s sayings from are also commonly known as Hadith or Ahadith in plural. Hadith is considered a sacred text, which means ‘narrative’ or ‘report’ in Arabic. It is a record of the words and deeds of the , his family and his companions. It is the second most important text in Islam, next to the Quran. It is key in developing Islamic Jurisprudence, and regarded as an important tool for understanding the Quran and commentaries (or Tafsir) written on it.

We have collected and put Muhammad’s best quotes for you in the following categories. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others.

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“He who has, in his heart, a grain of arrogance will not enter Paradise.”
Someone said: “How about a person who likes to wear beautiful clothes and shoes?”
Allah’s Messenger said “All of Allah’s Affairs are Beautiful and He likes beauty; arrogance means ridiculing and rejecting the Truth and despising people.” – Muhammad

A believer does not taunt, curse, abuse or talk indecently. – Muhammad

A believer is one who wants for his brother the good what he wants for himself. – Muhammad

A good grasp of religion is how God is best worshipped. – Muhammad

A kind word is a form of charity. – Muhammad

A man appointed to be a judge has been killed without a knife. – Muhammad

“A believer to another believer is like a building whose different parts enforce each other”. The then clasped his hands with the fingers interlaced. – Muhammad

A man asked Muhammad what was the mark whereby he might know the reality of his faith. Muhammad said, ‘If thou derive pleasure from the good which thou hast performed and thou be grieved for the evil which thou hast committed, thou art a true believer.’ The man said. ‘In what doth a fault really consist’ Muhammad said, ‘when action pricketh thy conscience, forsake it.’ – Muhammad

A man slips with his tongue more than with his feet. – Muhammad

A man’s true wealth is the good he does in this world. – Muhammad

A man’s worst traits are intense avarice or unrestrained cowardice. – Muhammad

A Muslim cannot be a LIAR. – Muhammad

A Muslim is one who avoids harming Muslims with his tongue and hands. A migrant is one who gives up all off what Allah has forbidden. – Muhammad

A Muslim shall never leave another Muslim helpless in the time of need. – Muhammad

A Muslim who plants a tree or sows a field, from which man, birds and animals can eat, is committing an act of charity. – Muhammad

A perfect Muslim is one from whose tongue and hands mankind is safe. – Muhammad

A person should not enter into a transaction when his brother has already negotiated, nor should he make a proposal of marriage when that of his brother is pending, except with the permission of the latter. – Muhammad

A person’s faith is right only when his heart is right and his heart is right, only when his tongue is righteous. – Muhammad

A space in Paradise equivalent to the size of a foot would be better than the world and what is in it. – Muhammad

A strong person is not the person who overpowers his adversaries to the ground. But, a strong person is the one who contains himself when he is angry. – Muhammad

A true believer does not taunt or curse or abuse or talk indecently. – Muhammad

A true believer is not involved in taunting, or frequently cursing. – Muhammad

A true Muslim is thankful to Allah in prosperity, and resigned to His will in adversity. – Muhammad

A true warrior battles his urges in order to obey God. – Muhammad

A white has no superiority over a black nor does a black have any superiority over a white except by piety and good options. – Muhammad

A woman used to perform circumcision in Medina. The said to her: Do not cut severely as that is better for a woman and more desirable for a husband. – Muhammad

Actions are to judged by intentions. There is surely for man what he intends. – Muhammad

All Muslims are like a foundation, each strengthening the other; in such a way they do support each other. – Muhammad

Alms extinguish sins as water extinguishes fire. – Muhammad

Always look at the person who has less than you, not the person who has more, and you will value God’s favours to you. – Muhammad

Anger corrupts one’s faith and one’s religion. – Muhammad

Anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should not harm his neighbor, & should entertain his guest generously. – Muhammad

Anyone reviling a brother for a sin will not himself die before committing it. – Muhammad

Anyone who has property that exceed his needs, let him support someone whose property does not (meet his or her needs), and anyone whose food exceeds his needs, let him share it with someone who does not have food. – Muhammad

Anything you spend on your family will be a source of reward from the God, even a morsel of food which you raise to your wife’s mouth. – Muhammad

As God’s favors to His servants increase, their responsibility to others increase. – Muhammad

Asceticism for the sake of the world brings relief to the body; asceticism for the sake of the hereafter brings relief to the heart; and turning one’s face toward the Divine brings relief to the Spirit. – Muhammad

Assist your Muslim brother, whether he be an oppressor or oppressed. Bu how shall we do it when he is an oppressor? inquired a companion. Muhammad replied, Assisting an oppressor by forbidding and withholding him from oppression.”– Muhammad

At the age of 40, Muhammad  received his first revelation from God through the Angel Gabriel (Jibrail). The revelation continued for the next 23 years, and they collectively known as the The Holy Quran. – Muhammad

Backbiting is more grievous than adultery, and God will not forgive the backbiter until the one wronged has forgiven him.

Backbiting is talking about someone in a manner which he dislikes. If the person is actually what is said of him, then that is backbiting; but if he is not what is said of him, then that is slandering. – Muhammad

Be a good neighbour to those around you and you will be a true Muslim. – Muhammad

Be afraid of nothing but sins. – Muhammad

Be careful what you wish for, you do not know where it will take you. – Muhammad

Be Discreet in order to Achieve what you want, for everyone who is blessed in envied. – Muhammad

Be in this world as though you were a stranger or a wayfarer. – Muhammad

Be in this world like a stranger or one who is passing trough. – Muhammad

Be kind, for whenever kindness becomes part of something, it beautifies it. Whenever it is taken from something, it leaves it tarnished. – Muhammad

Be merciful on the earth, and you will be shown mercy from He who resides over us. The womb is named after Ar-Rahman, so whoever keeps ties to it, (keeps ties with the mother), Allah connects him, and whoever severs it, Allah dissociates him. – Muhammad

Be mild, not harsh. – Muhammad

Be moderate in seeking worldly things – they come naturally to those for whom they have been created. – Muhammad

Be not like the hypocrite who, when he talks, tells lies; when he gives a promise, he breaks it; and when he is trusted, he proves dishonest. – Muhammad

Be Patient. – Muhammad
This advice comes from who lost both parents and buried six of his children during his life.

Be persistent in good actions. – Muhammad

Be satisfied with what God has apportioned for you and you will be the richest of people. – Muhammad

Being like your father is one of the best blessings of Allah to you. – Muhammad

Being wealthy is not having many possessions, but true wealth is being content with oneself. – Muhammad

Belief [faith] is the knowledge of the heart, the words of the tongue, and the actions of the body. – Muhammad

Belief in destiny dispels troubles and grief. – Muhammad

Believe, if thou wilt, that mountains change their place, but believe not that man changes his nature. – Muhammad

Believers are gentle and easygoing. – Muhammad

Believers should honour their guests. – Muhammad

Believers should honour their neighbours. – Muhammad

Beware of envy because envy destroys virtues as fire to firewood. – Muhammad

Beware of envy for envy devours good works like the fire devours fuel. – Muhammad

Beware of flattery – it is a form of slaughter. – Muhammad

Beware of giving voice to suspicions – they are the falsest words. – Muhammad

Beware of heated dispute – it exposes bad behavior and stifles good conduct. – Muhammad

Beware of injustice, for oppression will be darkness on the Day of Resurrection; and beware of stinginess because it doomed those who were before you. It incited them to shed blood and treat the unlawful as lawful. – Muhammad

Beware of jealousy for it destroys your character just as fire destroys wood. – Muhammad

Beware of jealousy! For verily it destroys good deeds the way fire destroys wood. – Muhammad

Beware of suspicion, for suspicion is the worst of false tales. – Muhammad

Beware of the supplication of the oppressed for there is no barrier between it and Allah. – Muhammad

Beware of the supplication of the oppressed, even if he is an unbeliever, for there is no barrier between it and Allah. – Muhammad

Beware! Whoever is cruel and harsh to a non-Muslim minority, curtailing their rights, overburdening them, or stealing from them, I will complain [to God] about that person on the Day of Judgement. – Muhammad

Blessed are those who act on their knowledge. – Muhammad

Blessed are those whose own faults distract them from the faults of others. – Muhammad

Both in this world and in the Hereafter, I am the nearest of all people to Jesus, the son of Mary. The prophets are paternal brothers; their mothers are different, but their religion is one. – Muhammad

Causing harm to yourself and others is forbidden in Islam. – Muhammad

Circumcision is a law for men and a preservation of honor for women. – Muhammad

Cleanliness is part of Faith. – Muhammad

Command good with gentleness. – Muhammad

Conduct yourself in this world as if you are here to stay forever and yet prepare for eternity as if you are to die tomorrow. – Muhammad

Conduct yourself in this world, as if you are here to stay forever; prepare for eternity as if you have to die tomorrow. – Muhammad

Convey my message, even a single verse of the Qur’an. – Muhammad

Cool the flames of your anger by performing the wudhu for only water can extinguish fire. – Muhammad

Custom dictates that a man accompanies his guest to the door. – Muhammad

Die before your death. – Muhammad

Do not be jealous of one another and do not nurse enmity against one another. – Muhammad

Do not be people without minds of your own, saving that if others treat you well – you will treat them well, and that if they do wrong you will do wrong. Instead, accustom yourselves to do good if people do good and not to do wrong if they do evil. – Muhammad

Do not become angry. – Muhammad

Do not belittle any form of charity. – Muhammad

Do not belittle any good deed, even meeting your brother with a cheerful face. – Muhammad

Do not commit yourself to lengthy discussions of religion – such talk only succeeds in making religion a complex and confused matter. God has made religion easy and simple. – Muhammad

Do not curse fate, for God is fate. – Muhammad

Do not curse the dead or you will pain the living. – Muhammad

Do not disdain a good deed, (no matter how small it may seem) even if it is your meeting with your (Muslim) brother with a cheerful face. – Muhammad

Do not feel jealous with one another. – Muhammad

Do not harbour grudges against one another, nor jealousy. – Muhammad

Do not indulge in excessive talk except when remembering God. – Muhammad

Do not let fear of others prevent you from standing up for the truth. – Muhammad

Do not look for other’s faults and do not spy one another. – Muhammad

Do not seek leadership – God will help you if you are given it unbidden, but will leave you to your own devices if you sought it. – Muhammad

Do not tell me how educated you are. Tell me how much you have traveled, and I will know how educated you are. – Muhammad

Do not think little of any good deed, even if it is just greeting your brother with a smile. – Muhammad

Do not turn away a poor man, even if all you can give is half a date. If you love the poor and bring them near you, Allah will bring you near Him on the Day of Resurrection. – Muhammad

Do not waste water even if you are at a running stream. – Muhammad

Do not waste water even if you were at a running stream. – Muhammad

Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind. – Muhammad & Bukhari

Don’t attribute a lie to me, for whoever attributes a lie to me, then his abode will be the Hell-fire. – Muhammad

Don’t Be Angry. – Muhammad

Don’t waste water even if you were at a running stream. – Muhammad

Draw people close and guide them aright. – Muhammad

Each and every one of you is a shepherd accountable for his flock. – Muhammad

Each fruit of the tree you have planted will be appreciated by a reward from Allah. – Muhammad

Eat dinner, even if just a handful of dry dates – skipping dinner will age you. – Muhammad

Eat together and not separately, for the blessings is associated with the company. – Muhammad

Eating less results in a healthier body and a more tender heart while overeating makes one sick and hard-hearted. – Muhammad

Envy devours good deeds, as a fire devours fuel. – Muhammad

Even a smile can be charity. – Muhammad

Even a smile is charity. – Muhammad

Every age (period of time) will be worse than the one before. – Muhammad

Every day of Ramadhan Allah beautifies Jannah and says: “Soon my righteous servants will finish their work and will rest in you.” On the last night of Ramadan Allah forgives the sins of His servants.’ They asked: ‘Is the last night Lailatul Qadr?’ He said: ‘No, but the worker is paid when he finishes his work. – Muhammad

Every raindrop that falls is accompanied by an angel, for even a raindrop is a manifestation of being. – Muhammad

Every religion has a special character and the characteristic of Islam is modesty. – Muhammad

Everything has a source – the source of piety is the heart that knows God. – Muhammad

Excessive talking without the Remembrance of God hardens the heart; and those who are the farthest from God are those whose hearts are hard. – Muhammad

Faith [Iman] has over seventy branches, and modesty is a branch of faith. – Muhammad

Faith has two halves – gratitude and forbearance. – Muhammad

Fasting is Shield, it will protect you from the hellfire and prevent you from sins. – Muhammad

Fatima is of my flesh, who is the light of my eyes and the warmth of my heart. – Muhammad

Fatima is the joy of my heart – Muhammad

Fear Allah wherever you are, follow a bad deed with a good deed to erase it, and treat people with a good attitude. – Muhammad

Fear God wherever you are, do good deeds after doing bad ones. The former will wipe out the latter, and engage others with beautiful character. – Muhammad

Feed the hungry and visit a sick person, and free the captive, if he be unjustly confined. Assist any person oppressed whether Muslim or non-Muslim. – Muhammad

Feed the hungry, visit the sick, and set the captives free. – Muhammad

Feed the hungry, Visit the sick, Set free captives. – Muhammad

For step to the mosque, there is a degree of reward for you. – Muhammad

Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave. – Muhammad

From morning until night and from night until morning keep your heart free from malice towards anyone. – Muhammad

Fulfill the trust for the one who entrusted you and do not cheat the one who cheated you. – Muhammad

Generosity should be requited. If it cannot be requited, it should be spoken of – to speak of it is to show gratitude for it.

Give the laborer his wages before his perspiration be dry. – Muhammad

Give to those who have never given anything to you. – Muhammad

Give up what is doubtful to you for that which is not doubtful; for truth is peace of mind and falsehood is doubt. – Muhammad

Grant shelter to him who begs for it in the Name of God, give to him who begs in the Name of God, accept the invitation of him who invites you, and requite him who does a favour to you, but if you are unable to requite him, go on praying for him till you are sure that you have requited him adequately. – Muhammad

Gratitude after eating is like forbearance during fasting. – Muhammad

Greet before conversing. – Muhammad

Greet those whom you know and those whom you don’t know. – Muhammad

Greet your family and its prosperity will increase. – Muhammad

Guests should perform voluntary fasts only with their hosts’ permission. – Muhammad

Half of living well is planning well. – Muhammad

Hasten to do good before you are overtaken by perplexing adversity, corrupting prosperity, disabling disease, babbling dotage, and sudden death. – Muhammad

Having wealth is as much a test as losing wealth. – Muhammad

He is not a believer who eats his fill while his neighbor is hungry. – Muhammad

He is not a true believer who eats his fill while his neighbour is hungry. – Muhammad

He is not of mine who lies, breaks a promise or fails in his trust. – Muhammad

He is not of us who is not affectionate to the little ones and does not respect the reputation of the old. – Muhammad

He is not of us who is not affectionate to the little ones, and does not respect the old; and he is not of us, who does not order which is lawful, and prohibits that which is unlawful. – Muhammad

He is not one of us who does not have mercy upon our young, nor honors our elders. – Muhammad

He is the best Muslim whose disposition is most liked by his own family. – Muhammad

He treated his enemies better than we treat those who love us. – Muhammad

He who believes in Allah and the Last Day must not harm his neighbor; and he who believes in Allah and the Last Day must show hospitality to his guest; and he who believes in Allah and the Last Day must speak good or remain silent. – Muhammad

He who believes must either speak good or remain silent. – Muhammad

He who deceives is not of us. – Muhammad

He who defends the honour of his brother, God will secure his face against the Fire on the Day of Resurrection. – Muhammad

He who does not fear God, fears everything. – Muhammad

He who does not thank people, does not thank Allah. – Muhammad

He who has in his heart even the weight of a mustard seed of pride shall not enter Paradise. – Muhammad

He who has in his heart the weight of a mustard seed of pride shall not enter paradise. – Muhammad

He who is not grateful to man, is not grateful to God. – Muhammad

He who keeps silent saves himself. – Muhammad

He who seeks repentance (from the Lord) before the rising of the sun from the west (before the Day of Resurrection), Allah turns to him with Mercy. – Muhammad

He who serves others, serves himself last. – Muhammad

Heal the sick by giving charity. – Muhammad

Hear me! Many short-lived pleasures bequeath long-lasting grief. – Muhammad

Hearts are conditioned to love those who are kind to them and to hate those who are cruel. – Muhammad

Heaven lies beneath the feet of mothers. – Muhammad

Heaven lieth at the feet of mothers. – Muhammad

His alms are vain who does not know that his need of the reward for giving is greater than the poor man’s need of the gift. – Muhammad

Hold fast to God’s Will, and He will hold fast to you. – Muhammad

Honesty descended from the Heavens and settled in the roots of the hearts of men, and then the Qur’an was revealed and the people read the Qur’an, and (they) also learned (honesty) from the Sunnah. – Muhammad

How wonderful is the situation of a believer. There is good for him in everything and this applies only to a believer. If prosperity comes to him, he expresses gratitude to God and that is good for him; and if adversity befalls him, he endures it patiently and that is better for him. – Muhammad

However much the faith of a man increases, his regard for women increases. – Muhammad

Humility and courtesy are themselves a part of piety. – Muhammad

I am leaving two things among you, and if you cling to them firmly you will never go astray; one is the Book of Allah and the other is my way of life. – Muhammad, Last Sermon on the Mount

I am like a man who has lighted a fire, and all the creeping things have rushed to burn themselves in it. – Muhammad

I do not worry about the things that you do not know, but I am cautious in appraising how you apply what you do know. – Muhammad

I fear three things for my community when I am gone – a scholar’s lapse, a tyrant’s rule, and a capricious whim. – Muhammad

I have not been sent to curse people, but as a mercy to all mankind. – Muhammad

I have nothing to leave you except my family. – Muhammad

I leave behind me two things, The Quran and My Sunnah and if you follow these you will never go astray. – Muhammad

I order you to assist any oppressed person, whether he is a Muslim or not. – Muhammad

I wish that I could meet my brothers. His Companions asked: ‘Aren’t we your brothers?’ He replied: ‘You are my Companions, but my brothers are those who will believe in me without having seen me.’ – Muhammad

I, and the one who looks after an orphan, will be together like this in the next world. – Muhammad

If a monk or pilgrim seeks protection, in mountain or valley, in a cave or in tilled fields, in the plain, in the desert, or in a church, I am behind them, defending them from every enemy; I, my helpers, all the members of my religion and all my followers, for they and my proteges and my subjects. – Muhammad

If a Muslim plants a tree or any plant and a human, bird, or any other animals use it, Allah counts it as an act of charity. – Muhammad

If any Muslim plants any plant and a human being or an animal eats of it, he will be rewarded as if he had given that much in charity. – Muhammad

If anyone calls others to follow right guidance, his reward will be equivalent to those who follow him (in righteousness) without their reward being diminished in any respect on that account; and if anyone invites others to follow error, the sin, of which he is guilty, will be equivalent to those of the people who follow him (in sinfulness) without their sins being diminished in any respect on that account. – Muhammad

If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don’t believe it. – Muhammad

If anyone travels on a road in search of knowledge, Allah will cause him to travel on one of the roads of Paradise. – Muhammad

If men had been forbidden to make porridge of camel’s dung, they would have done it, saying that they would not have been forbidden to do it unless there had been some good in it. – Muhammad

If one has good manners, one may attain the same level of merit as those who spend their nights in prayer. – Muhammad

If you disclose your alms, even then it is well done, but if you keep them secret, and give them to the poor, then that is better still for you;?and this wipes off from you some of your evil deeds. – Muhammad

If you do not feel ashamed of anything, then you can do whatever you like. – Muhammad

If you do not respect the elderly, show kindness to the young, command good, and forbid evil, you are not one of us. – Muhammad

If you get wind of the outbreak of plague in a land, do not enter it, and if it breaks out in a land in which you are, do not leave. – Muhammad

If you put your whole trust in Allah, as you ought, He most certainly will satisfy your needs, as He satisfies those of the birds. They come out hungry in the morning, but return full to their nests. – Muhammad

If you rely on God as He ought to be relied upon, He will provide you as He provides the birds; they go out empty and hungry in the morning and come back big bellied at eventide. – Muhammad

If you show mercy to those who are on the earth, he who is in the heaven will show mercy to you. – Muhammad

If you walk toward Him, He comes to you running. – Muhammad

If your words are truthful, if you are good-tempered, if you are moderate in taking food, and if you are trustworthy, then you are rich and should not regret the possessions that you may not have. These four qualities are enough possessions and wealth for a wise person. – Muhammad

In 3 situations, if you pray dua, it will be definitely be accepted: When your body starts shaking, When you got fear in your heart, When you got tears in your eyes. – Muhammad

In black seed (Shuniz) there is healing for every disease, except death [as-Sam]. – Muhammad

In Paradise there are things which no eyes has seen, no ears has heard and no human mind has though of. – Muhammad

In the presence of three people, two should not hold secret counsel, to the exclusion of the third. – Muhammad

Indecency does not leave anything untainted, and decency does not leave anything ungraced and embellished. – Muhammad

Ingratitude to others is ingratitude to God. – Muhammad

Inscribed on the prophet’s sword:
Forgive him who wrongs you; join him who cuts you off;
do good to him who does evil to you;
and speak the truth even if it be against yourself. – Muhammad

Inspire calm, not panic. – Muhammad

Invoke the Mercy of God and as milk returns not to the udder go not back to your wrongdoing.” “Have compassion on yourself and on others and Infinite Compassion will be given to you.” “In the name of Allah, All-Merciful, All Compassionate, bestow on me a Mercy that shall put me beyond the need of mercy from any other than Thee. – Muhammad

Islam began as something strange, and it will become thus again, as it was at the beginning.
Blessed, therefore, are the strangers.
(He was asked who the strangers are:)
The strangers are those who restore what the people have corrupted of my law,
as well as those who revive what has been destroyed of it. – Muhammad

Islam is purity of speech and hospitality. – Muhammad

It does not befit a righteous to frequently curse others. – Muhammad

It has been a spiritually enriching for me as I curate this collection of our beloved quotes. – Muhammad

It helps me to rethink about my daily actions, habits and interactions with the people around me and be a better person overall. I hope it inspires you as much it has for me. – Muhammad

It is also charity to utter a good word. – Muhammad

It is better to sit alone in company with the bad and it is better still to sit with the good than alone. – Muhammad

It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words. – Muhammad

It is difficult for a man laden with riches to climb the steep path, that leads to bliss. – Muhammad

It is enough for a man to prove himself a liar when he goes on narrating whatever he hears (not the truth). – Muhammad

It is not within the character of a believer to curse, to damn, to speak or act improperly. – Muhammad

It is said that when you take only one step toward Him, He advances ten steps toward you. But the complete truth is that God is always with you. – Muhammad

It is sparkling light, aromatic plants, a lofty palace, a flowing river, ripe fruit, a beautiful wife and abundant clothing, in an eternal abode of radiant joy, in beautiful soundly-constructed high houses. – Muhammad

It is the people who are God’s family. – Muhammad

It is your attachment to objects which make you blind and deaf. – Muhammad

It was also due to the truth and clarity of the doctrine in which Islam calls for faith in only one God, Who is the only one worthy of worship. – Muhammad

It was said to the Prophet: ‘A person may love some individuals but he doesn’t have the ability to compete with their good deeds.’
Everyone will be with those whom he loves. – Muhammad

Ka’b ibn Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah said, Two hungry wolves loose among sheep do not cause as much damage as that caused to a man’s religion by his greed for money and reputation.” – Muhammad

Keep away from associating anything with God in worship. – Muhammad

Keep sheep, for in them is blessing! – Muhammad

Keep silent when roused to anger. – Muhammad

Keep yourself far from envy; because it eats up and takes away good actions, like a fire eats up and burn woods. – Muhammad

Keep yourselves far from envy; because it eats up and takes away good actions, like a fire eats up and burns wood. – Muhammad

Know that victory comes with patience, relief with affliction, and ease with hardship. – Muhammad

Leave me as I leave you, for the people who were before you were ruined because their questions and their differences over the prophets. So, if I forbid you to do something, then keep away from it. And if I order you to do something, then do of it as much as you can. – Muhammad

Leave what makes you doubt in favour of what does not make you doubt, for verily, truth is comforting, while falsehood is disturbing. – Muhammad

Lessen your burden of sin, and you will be less terrified of death. – Muhammad

Let what you know about yourself stop you from disparaging others. – Muhammad

Little, but sufficient, is better than the abundant and the alluring. – Muhammad

Living among others is a cause for blessing, while seclusion is the cause of torment. – Muhammad

Living thriftily is more profitable than certain trades. – Muhammad

Look at those who are less fortunate than yourselves, not those who are better off than yourselves, so you will not belittle the graces of Allah. – Muhammad

Lucky is the woman whose first child is a daughter. – Muhammad

Lying would negatively influence your livelihood. – Muhammad

Make the orphan come close to you, and be nice to him, and wipe his head, and feed him from your food. That will cause your heart to be soft, and your needs to be fulfilled. – Muhammad

Make things easy for people and not difficult. Give people good news and bring them joy, and do not turn them away. – Muhammad

Many who eat and give thanks, earn greater reward than many who fast and endure. – Muhammad

Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS) has ignited the hearts of believers with a pain that will never be subsided. – Muhammad

May Allah curse women who do tattoos and those who have them done, those who have their eyebrows plucked, and those who file their teeth for the purpose of beautification and change the creation of Allah. – Muhammad

More harm is done by fools through foolishness than is done by evil-doers through wickedness. – Muhammad

Most of your sins are because of your tongues. – Muhammad

Most people are led to the Garden by consciousness of God and beauty of character. – Muhammad

Most people take two blessings for granted – health and leisure. – Muhammad

Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two things better than these. – Muhammad

Never hate each other; never be jealous of each other; never boycott each other. Always remain brothers unto each other, o servants of Allah. – Muhammad

Never underestimate Allah’s Hand in all your plans. – Muhammad

No believer reaps greater reward than a virtuous counselor who obeys his leader and advises him for the sake of God. – Muhammad

No child can repay his father unless he finds him enslaved and then buys him and sets him free. – Muhammad

No fatigue, disease, sorrow, sadness, hurt or distress befalls a Muslim – not even the prick he receives from a thorn – except that Allah expiates some of his sins because of it. – Muhammad

No lack is more irritating than ignorance, and no wealth is more advantageous than wisdom. – Muhammad

No lines can be drawn here. Seek knowledge means seek it whether you are a man or a woman. – Muhammad

No man is a believer if he eats his fill while his neighbour goes hungry. – Muhammad

No man is a true believer unless he desires for his brother that, what he desires for himself. – Muhammad

No man will be ruined if he seeks counsel. – Muhammad

No monkery in Islam. – Muhammad

No one becomes prudent without stumbling. – Muhammad

No one becomes wise without experience. – Muhammad

No one can be given a blessing better and greater than patience. – Muhammad

No one is allowed to take from another what he does not allow him of his own free will. – Muhammad

No two things have been combined better than knowledge and patience. – Muhammad

Nobody has eaten better food than that won by his own labour. – Muhammad

None of you should say: My soul has become evil. He should say: My soul is in bad shape. – Muhammad

None of you should walk wearing one shoe, you should either wear them both or take them off both. – Muhammad

None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself. – Muhammad

None of you truly believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself. – Muhammad

None of you will truly have faith till he loves me more than his own father, his own children and all of mankind. – Muhammad

Nothing is heavier on the scale of deeds than one’s good manners. – Muhammad

Nothing is weightier on the scale of deeds than one’s good manners. – Muhammad

Nothing shall be legitimate to a Muslim which belongs to a fellow Muslim unless it was given freely and willingly. – Muhammad

O Allah, I seek refuge in Your pleasure from Your wrath and in Your forgiveness from Your punishment. And I seek refuge in You from You; I cannot praise You enough; You are as You have praised Yourself. – Muhammad

O God! I ask You for the means to do good, to avoid evil and to love the poor. – Muhammad

On Judgement Day, God will conceal the faults of those who concealed the faults of others. – Muhammad

On the Day of Judgment, those who were most honest in their words, steadfast in their promises and kindest in their manners, will be the closest ones to me. – Muhammad

On the Day of Resurrection, I will intercede and say, ‘O my Lord! Admit into Paradise (even) those who have faith equal to mustard seed in their hearts.’ – Muhammad

Once the was asked: “Tell us, which action is dearest to Allah?”
He answered: “To say your prayer at its proper time.”
Again he was asked: “What comes next?”
Mohammad said: “To show kindness to parents.”
“Then what?”
he was asked,
“To strive for the cause of Allah!” – Muhammad

Once the was asked: Tell us, which action is dearest to Allah? He answered: To say your prayer at its proper time. Again he was asked: What comes next? Mohammad said: To show kindness to parents. Then what? he was asked, To strive for the cause of Allah! – Muhammad

One who can control himself when in anger, in passion, in fear, and in attraction is safe from the hands of the devil and the fires of hell. – Muhammad

Our religion is strong and durable, so move ahead, but gently – do not make worship a burden. – Muhammad

Paradise is at the feet of the mother. – Muhammad

Part of someone’s being a good Muslim is leaving away that which does not concern him. – Muhammad

Pause from time to time. – Muhammad

Playfulness during childhood will elevate one in wisdom in his/her adulthood. – Muhammad

Power consists not in being able to strike another, but in being able to control oneself when anger arises. – Muhammad

Religion is accommodating. – Muhammad

Religion is very easy and whoever overburdens himself in his religion will not be able to continue in that way. So you should not be extremists, but try to be near to perfection and receive the good tidings that you will be rewarded; and gain strength by worshipping in the mornings, the nights. – Muhammad

Remain conscious of God at all times. – Muhammad

Remember God in good times and He shall remember you in hard times. – Muhammad

Respect the guest and do not inconvenience your neighbors. – Muhammad
The faithful are as one person.
If a man complains of a pain in his head, his whole body complains;
and if his eye complains, his whole body complains. – Muhammad

Respecting a Muslim elderly is like showing respect to Allah. – Muhammad

Riches are not from abundance of worldly goods, but from a contented mind. – Muhammad

Riches are not from an abundance of worldly good but from a contented mind. – Muhammad

Riches does not mean, having a great amount of property, but riches is self-contentment. – Muhammad

Richness is not having many belongings, but richness is contentment of the soul. – Muhammad

Richness is not having many possessions, but richness is being content with oneself. – Muhammad

Richness is not having many possessions, but richness is being oneself. – Muhammad

Rumour-mongers will not enter paradise. – Muhammad

Satan runs away from the house in which Surah Al-Baqara is recited. – Muhammad

Save yourself from the fire, by giving even half of a date in charity. – Muhammad

Say the truth even if it may be bitter. – Muhammad

Say what is true, although it may be bitter and displeasing to people. – Muhammad

Scarce but adequate is better than plentiful but distracting. – Muhammad

Season (your food) with olive oil and anoint yourselves with it, for it comes from a blessed tree. – Muhammad

Seditions appear and crush believers – your only salvation is your learning. – Muhammad

Seek God’s protection from greed – greed leads to disgrace. – Muhammad

Seek knowledge from cradle to the grave. – Muhammad

Serve Allah, as you would if you could see Him; although you cannot see Him, He can see you. – Muhammad

Show compassion to three persons – a wealthy man who has been ruined, a powerful man who has been humbled, and a learned man mocked by fools and dullards. – Muhammad

Silver for silver, gold for gold, barley for barley, wheat for wheat, like for like. – Muhammad

Sleep is the brother of death. – Muhammad

Smiling in your brother’s face is an act of charity.
So is enjoining good and forbidding evil,
aiding the blind and
removing obstacles from the path. – Muhammad

Smiling to a brother as an act of Charity. – Muhammad

Solitude is better than an evil companion; and a good companion is better than solitude… – Muhammad

Solitude is better than bad company, but virtuous company is better than solitude. – Muhammad

Souls are like mustered armies: the similar come together and unite, the dissimilar part ways. – Muhammad

Speak only good of those who have passed on. – Muhammad

Speak the truth even if its bitter. – Muhammad

Speak to everyone in accordance with his degree of understanding. – Muhammad

Speak to people according to the development of their consciousness, for if you speak all things to all people, some cannot understand you and so fall into errors! – Muhammad

Speaking the truth to the unjust is the best of Holy Wars. – Muhammad

Spend in charity and do not keep count for then Allah will also keep count in giving your provision. – Muhammad

Supplication is the believer’s best weapon. – Muhammad

Take advantage of any opportunity to do good, for you do not know when that door will close. – Muhammad

Take advantage of five things before the arrival of five others – youth before old age; health before illness; wealth before poverty, leisure before occupation and life before death. – Muhammad

Tell people of glad tidings and do not push them away. – Muhammad

Test people and you will come to hate them. – be slow to trust. – Muhammad

The Angel Gabriel, kept on encouraging me to treat my neighbors in such a kind and polite manner, to the extent that I thought that he was going to order me to make them my heirs. – Muhammad

The bad omen of a woman is her expensive dower and her ill temper. – Muhammad

The believer does not slander, curse, or speak in an obscene or foul manner. – Muhammad

The believer does not taunt others, he does curse others, he does not use profanity, and he does not abuse others. – Muhammad

The best among you are those who have the best manners and character. – Muhammad

The best among you are those who learn the Qur’an and then teach it (to others). – Muhammad

The best among you is the one who doesn’t harm others with his tongue and hands. – Muhammad

The best among you is the one who treats his family best, and I am better than all of you for my family. – Muhammad

The best amongst you are those who bring greatest benefits to many others. – Muhammad

The best amongst you are those with best manners and character. – Muhammad

The best jihad is to speak a word of justice to an oppressive ruler. – Muhammad

The best loved deeds to Allah are the ones that are continuous even if they are not very man. – Muhammad

The best of alms is that, which the right hand gives and the left hand knows not of. – Muhammad

The best of God’s servants are those who when seen remind you of God; and the worst of God’s servants are those who spread tales to do mischief and separate friends, and look for the faults of the good. – Muhammad

The best of the houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness. – Muhammad

The best of you are those who feed others and return greetings. – Muhammad

The best part of your religion is the most accommodating. – Muhammad

The best people are those who are most useful to others. – Muhammad

The best person is the one who benefits all human beings.” – Muhammad

The best richness is the richness of the soul. – Muhammad

The cure for ignorance is inquiry. – Muhammad

The cure for ignorance is to question. – Muhammad

The cursed the one who accepts usury and the one who pays it, and the one who records it, and the two persons who stand witness to it. – Muhammad

The dead are tortured in their graves to the point that animals can hear them. – Muhammad

The dwellers of paradise are mostly simple folks. – Muhammad

The earth has been made a place of purification for me and a place of prostration [Masjid]. – Muhammad

The elderly are the sources of mercy and divine blessing. – Muhammad

The Faithful are mirrors, one to the other. – Muhammad

The faithful are tied in kindness and affection together like members of a body, one’s pain and hardship affect the others. – Muhammad

The greatest of richness is the richness of the soul. – Muhammad

The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul. – Muhammad

The greatest sins come from a lying tongue. – Muhammad

The heard a person lauding another person or praising him too much. Thereupon he said: “You have ruined the man.’’ – Muhammad

The Hour draws near, yet people become more and more greedy for this world; while it eludes their grasps more and more. – Muhammad

The hour will only afflict the most evil of people. – Muhammad

The human being does not fill up any vessel worse than his stomach. – Muhammad

The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr. – Muhammad

The kind look of a child to his/her parents is as praying in Allah’s regard. – Muhammad

The kindest, most amiable, generous, patient, and just among you is the closest to me in manner. – Muhammad

The likeness of the believers in their mutual love, mercy and affection is that of the body. When one limb of it complains, the rest of the body reacts with sleeplessness and fever. – Muhammad

The merciful will be shown mercy by the most merciful. – Muhammad

The Messenger of Allah once wore a gold ring, then he threw it and said:
“I will never wear it again.” Thus, the people (the Sahaba in following the example of the Prophet) also threw their rings. – Muhammad

The Messenger of God never found fault with food. If he had inclination to eat it, he would eat; and if he disliked it, he would leave it. – Muhammad

The most desired companion is like a perfumer; his/her perfume would reach you, even if he/she didn’t give you anything. – Muhammad

The most disliked action amongst permissible things to Allah is divorce. – Muhammad

The most excellent Jihad is that for the conquest of self. – Muhammad

The most faithful of you are the best mannered. – Muhammad

The most grateful person is the one who thanks people most. – Muhammad

The most miserable man in the world of those meant for Paradise will be dipped once in Paradise. Then he will be asked, “Son of Adam, did you ever face any misery? Did you ever experience any hardship?” So he will say, “No, by God, O Lord! I never faced any misery, and I never experienced any hardship.” – Muhammad

The most perfect believer in faith is the one whose character is finest and who is kindest to his wife. – Muhammad

The Most Perfect Man in his faith among the believers in the one whose Behavior is most excellent and the best of you are those you are the best to their wives. – Muhammad

The Muslim is the brother of his fellow Muslim; he does not wrong him or let him down. – Muhammad

The never refused a gift of perfume. – Muhammad

The night is long: do not shorten it by sleep. The day is fair: do not darken it with wrongdoing. – Muhammad

The one who gets married has completed half of his/her religion. – Muhammad

The paradise is surrounded by hardships & the Hell-Fire is surrounded by temptations. – Muhammad

The people came to the weeping (due to there being a drought).
He said (making supplication): “O Allah! Give us rain which will replenish us, that which is abundant, fertilizing and profitable, and not that which is disastrous; granting it (rain) now without delay.”
He (the narrator) said: “Thereupon the sky became overcast.” – Muhammad

The people said: “O Messenger of Allah, you joke around with us!”
He replied, “But I only speak the truth.” – Muhammad

The people whom I hate the most and who are the farthest from me on the Day of Judgement are those who talk uselessly, and those who put down others, and those who show off when they talk. – Muhammad

The people will not perish until their sins and faults become abundant, and there remains no excuse for them. – Muhammad

The perfect Muslim is not a perfect Muslim, who eats till he is full and leaves his neighbors hungry. – Muhammad

The pious will diminish, one generation after another, until only scraps and chaff remain – and God will pay them no heed. – Muhammad

The poor will enter paradise five hundred years before the rich. – Muhammad

The proof of a Muslim’s sincerity is, that he pays no heed to that, which is not his business. – Muhammad

The Proud will not enter paradise, nor a violent Speaker. – Muhammad

The relationship of the believer with another believer is like (the bricks of) a building, each strengthens the other. Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) illustrated this by interlacing the fingers of both his hands. – Muhammad

The said, Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him speak goodness or remain silent. – Muhammad

The signs of a hypocrite are three:
1. Whenever he speaks, he tells a lie.
2. Whenever he promises, he always breaks it.
3. If you trust him, he proves to be dishonest (e.g. If you
keep something as a trust with him, he will not return it). – Muhammad

The signs of misfortune lie in four conditions: eyes that have never experienced tears, a heart that is cruel and hard, long chains of desires that never end, and wishing for an extremely prolonged life. – Muhammad

The similitude of good company and that of bad company is that of the owner of musk and of the one blowing the bellows. The owner of musk would either offer you some free of charge, or you would buy it from him, or at least you would smell its pleasant odor; and as for the one who blows the bellows(i.e., the blacksmith), he would either burn your clothes or at least you shall have to smell a repugnant smell. – Muhammad

The space of the bow of any one of you in Paradise is better than all that the sun rises upon. – Muhammad

The strong Believer is better and more loved by Allah than the weak Believer, but in both of them there is good. Work hard for that which benefits you and seek help from Allah and do not give up. If you are stricken by misfortune, do not say: “If only I had done such-and-such,” rather say: “Allah has decreed and what Allah wills He does.” For verily, the words: “If only…” open the door to Satan’s works. – Muhammad

The strong is not the one who is physically powerful, but indeed, the one who controls himself when angry. – Muhammad

The strong man is not one who is good at wrestling, but the strong man is one who controls himself in a fit of rage. – Muhammad

The Strong man is not the good wrestler, the strong man is only the one who controls himself when he is angry. – Muhammad

The strong person is not a good wrestler. Rather, the strong person is one who controls himself when he is angry. – Muhammad

The strong person is not the good wrestler. Rather, the strong person is the one who controls himself when he is angry – Muhammad

The strong person is not the one who can wrestle someone else down. The strong person is the one who can control himself when he is angry. – Muhammad

The strongest among you is the one who controls his anger. – Muhammad

The strongest man is the one who, when he gets angry and his face reddens and his hackles rise, is able to defeat his anger. – Muhammad

The superiority of a learned man over one who only worships is like the superiority of the moon when it is full, covering the stars. The learned are the heirs of the prophets who do not leave a legacy of dirhams and dinars but only of knowledge. – Muhammad

The three best things:
to be humble amidst the vicissitudes of fortune;
to pardon when powerful;
and to be generous with no strings attached. – Muhammad

The white has no superiority over black nor a black has any superiority over white, except by piety and good action. – Muhammad

The words of “I love you,” said by a man to his wife, will forever be engraved upon the woman’s heart. – Muhammad

The world is a prison for a believer and paradise for a disbeliever. – Muhammad

The world is green and beautiful, and God has appointed you his steward over it. – Muhammad

The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way. – Muhammad

The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes a rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way. – Muhammad

The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way. – Muhammad

The worse people in the Sight of Allah on Judgement Day will be the Two-Faced people who appear to some people with one face and to other people with another face. – Muhammad,  Bukhari

The worst blindness is the heart’s. – Muhammad

The worst of guardians is a cruel ruler. Beware of becoming one of them. – Muhammad

The worst of lies is to pretend to have seen something which he has not seen. – Muhammad

The worst people are the two faced, showing one face here and another face there. – Muhammad

The worst regret is on Judgement Day. – Muhammad

There are as many ways to God as there are created souls. – Muhammad

There are five activities that I won’t leave off till I’m alive so that they would become part of my tradition. [One of them] is greeting children. – Muhammad

There are many doors to goodness. (Saying) ‘glory to God,’ ‘praise be to God,’ ‘there is no deity but God,’ enjoining good, forbidding evil, removing harm from the road, listening to the deaf (until you understand them), leading the blind, guiding one to the object of his need, hurrying with the strength of one’s legs to one in sorrow who is asking for help, and supporting the weak with the strength of one’s arms – all of these are (forms of) charity prescribed for you. – Muhammad

There are two blessings to which no one gives thanks: security and health. – Muhammad

There is a polish for everything that takes away rust and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God. – Muhammad

There is a polish for everything that takes away rust; and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of Allah. – Muhammad

There is never any obscenity in a thing, except that it disfigures it, and there is never any modesty in a thing, except that it adorns it. – Muhammad

There is no deed better than feeding the hungry. – Muhammad

There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger. – Muhammad

There is no good in the companionship of a man who does not regard you the way you regard him. – Muhammad

There is no intelligence better than (good) planning. – Muhammad

There is no lineage better than good character. – Muhammad

There is no obedience in regard to anyone or anything, if (that obedience leads to) disobedience towards Allah. Most certainly, obedience is only in regard to that which is good. – Muhammad

There is no poverty more severe than ignorance. – Muhammad

There is no solitude more anti-social than conceit. – Muhammad

There is no wealth more useful than intelligence. – Muhammad

There is nothing heavier in the scales than good character. – Muhammad

There is reward for kindness to every living thing. – Muhammad

There will be no hatred or resentment among them, their hearts will be as one, and they will glorify God, morning and evening. – Muhammad

There will come a time when holding on to your Deen (religion) will be like holding on to hot coals. – Muhammad

Things will get progressively worse, the world will turn its back on you more and more, and people will become greedier. – Muhammad

Those who are granted a favour, should be grateful. – Muhammad

Those who are held back by their deeds, are not urged on by their lineage. – Muhammad

Those who eat and give thanks, earn greater reward than those who fast and endure. – Muhammad

Those who overburden themselves with their faith will find it overwhelms them. – Muhammad

Those who seek Divine direction will not fail, those who seek good counsel will not regret, and those who practice moderation will not want. – Muhammad

Those who sow good, reap felicity, those who sow evil, reap remorse. – Muhammad

Those who wish to remain safe, should remain silent. – Muhammad

Throwing people to the ground does not make you strong – true strength belongs to those who can control their anger. – Muhammad

To emulate a group of people, is to become one of them. – Muhammad

To give food, and to greet those whom you know and those whom you do not know.” – Muhammad

To overcome evil with good is good, to resist evil by evil is evil. – Muhammad

To savour true belief, you should love people for the sake of God. – Muhammad

To wake up safe and sound in your home, with enough food for the day, is as good as owning the world. – Muhammad

Too much hilarity kills the spirit. – Muhammad

Train your heart to gentleness. – Muhammad

Travel and find health and wealth. – Muhammad

Treat this world as I do, like a wayfarer; like a horseman who stops in the shade of a tree for a time, and then moves on.”– Muhammad

Treat your neighbours in a kind and polite manner. – Muhammad

Truly, the farthest seat from me on the day of resurrection will be the garrulous, those who talk glibly, and those who talk tall.
And who is it that talk tall? The vain-glorious. – Muhammad

Trust Allah but tie your camel. – Muhammad

Truth leads to piety and piety leads to Paradise. A man persists in speaking the truth till he is recorded with Allah as a truthful man. Falsehood leads to transgression and transgression leads to Hell-fire. A man continues to speak falsehood till he is recorded with Allah as a great liar”. – Muhammad

Try to set aside a secret store of good deeds. – Muhammad

Two hungry wolves do not wreak as much havoc to a flock of sheep as love of glory and wealth to a Muslim’s faith. – Muhammad

Upon you are the two that bring healing: Honey and the Qur’an. – Muhammad

Verily, Allah does not look at your bodies nor your appearance, but rather He looks at your hearts and your deeds. – Muhammad

Verily, God does not look to your bodies or your attire nor to your appearances but He looks to your hearts and your deeds. – Muhammad

Verily, God has revealed to me that you should adopt humility. – Muhammad

Verily, God is Compassionate and is fond of compassion, and He gives to the compassionate what He does not give to the harsh. – Muhammad

Verily, it is one of the respects to Allah to honor an old man. – Muhammad

Verily, there is heavenly reward for every act of kindness done to a living animal. – Muhammad

Visit the sick and follow the funeral bier – they will remind you of the Hereafter. – Muhammad

Visit the sick, feed the hungry, and free the captive. – Muhammad

What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of human beings, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the sufferings of the injured. – Muhammad

What has reached you was never meant to miss you, and what has missed you was never meant to reach you. – Muhammad

Whatever is prayed for at the time of breaking the fast is granted and never refused. – Muhammad

When a husband and wife look at each other with love, Allah looks at both of them with mercy. – Muhammad & Tirmidhi

When a man goes out of his house to his masjid, one foot records a good deed and the other erases a bad deed. – Muhammad

When a man marries, he has fulfilled half of (his) faith. So let him remain conscious of God regarding the remaining half. – Muhammad

When a thing disturbs the peace of your heart give it up. – Muhammad

When a worshipper stands to pray, all of his sins are placed upon his head and shoulders, so when be bows or prostrates, his sins fall off. – Muhammad

When a youth shows respect to the elder because he is old, God ordains that people show him respect when he grows old. – Muhammad

When asked what was most excellent in a human being, he answered, “A friendly disposition.” – Muhammad

When oppression exists, even the bird dies in its nest. – Muhammad

When someone spends on his family seeking His Reward for it from Allah, it is counted as a charity from him. – Muhammad

When something weighs on your conscience, give it up. – Muhammad

When the month of Ramadan commences, the gates of Paradise are opened up and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are shackled. – Muhammad

When those deserving of Paradise would enter Paradise, the Blessed and the Exalted would ask: Do you wish Me to give you anything more? They would say: Hast Thou not brightened our faces? Hast Thou not made us enter Paradise and saved us from Fire? He would lift the veil, and of things given to them nothing would be dearer to them than the sight of their Lord, the Mighty and the Glorious. – Muhammad

When two persons are together, two of them must not whisper to each other, without letting the third hear; because it would hurt him. – Muhammad

When you are three persons, then two of you shouldn’t whisper excluding the third person, for that would grieve him. – Muhammad

When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, then look to those who have been given less.” – Muhammad

When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, look to those, who have been given less. – Muhammad

Whenever a believer gives alms in kindness, God watches over his children in kindness. – Muhammad

Whenever a man forgives a transgression, God elevates his standing. – Muhammad

Whenever Allah desires the best for a family, He raises their awareness about the religion. The younger ones respect the elders, they observe moderation in their expenses, and they would know about their faults to make them right. – Muhammad

Which charity is best? — That which you give while you fear poverty. – Muhammad

‘Which charity is best?’ He replied: ‘That which you give while you fear poverty.’ – Muhammad

‘Who are the learned?’ Those who put into practice what they know. – Muhammad

‘Who is the most favored of God?’ He from whom the greatest good comes to His creature. – Muhammad

Whoever Allah has given two daughters and is kind towards them, they will be a reason for him entering Paradise. – Muhammad

Whoever ascribes to me what I have not said then let him occupy his seat in Hell-fire! – Muhammad 

Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him say something good or keep quiet. – Muhammad

Whoever believes in Allah and the last day, should speak what is good or keep silent. – Muhammad

Whoever can guarantee (the chastity of) what is between his two jaw-bones (tongue) and what is between his two legs (private parts), I guarantee Paradise for him. – Muhammad

Whoever claims something that does not belong to him; he is not one of us, so let him take his place in Hell. – Muhammad

Whoever does not express his gratitude to people will never be grateful to God. – Muhammad

Whoever Follows a Path in the pursuit of knowledge Allah will make a path to Jannah easy for him. – Muhammad

Whoever has land and wants to sell it, let him offer it to his neighbor. – Muhammad

Whoever invades people´s privacy corrupts them. – Muhammad

Whoever is kind, Allah will be kind to him; therefore be kind to man on the earth. He who is in heaven will show mercy on you. – Muhammad

Whoever makes all his tasks one task, God will help him in his other concerns. – Muhammad

Whoever prays twelve rakats during the night and day, a house will be built for him in paradise. Four before dhuhr, and two after, two rakats after maghrib, two rakats after ishaa, and two rakats before fajr prayer. – Muhammad

Whoever restrains his anger when he has the power to show it, God will give him a great reward. – Muhammad

Whoever saves a believer’s reputation will surely be rewarded by heaven. – Muhammad

Whoever wishes to be delivered from the Fire and enter the Garden should die with faith in God and the Last Day and should treat the people as he wishes to be treated by them. – Muhammad

Whomever I am his/her leader (Mawla), then Ali is his/her leader (Mawla). – Muhammad

Whosoever gives me a guarantee to safeguard what is between his jaws (speak only good) and what is between his legs, I shall guarantee him Heaven. – Muhammad

Wish for others what you wish for yourself and you will be a true believer. – Muhammad

Wish for others whatever you wish for yourself. – Muhammad

Worldly goods do not constitute wealth – true wealth is the wealth of the soul. – Muhammad

You ask for a piece of advice. I tell you : ‘Do not get angry.’ He is strong who can withhold anger. – Muhammad

You do not do evil to those who do evil to you, but you deal with them with forgiveness and kindness. – Muhammad

You will die the way you lived. – Muhammad

You will not enter paradise until you believe,
and you will not believe until you love one another.
Let me guide you to something in the doing of which you will love one another.
Give a greeting to everyone among you. – Muhammad

You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another. – Muhammad

Your sustenance (rizq) will come…. The Messenger of Allah said, Indeed, sustenance (rizq) searches for the slave more than his appointed time of death searches for him. – Muhammad

On Character

Remember your own faults when you want to mention of others. – Muhammad

Speak good or remain silent. – Muhammad

Never underestimate any good deed. – Muhammad

The loveliest beauty is the beauty of the character. – Muhammad

Good character is half of faith. – Muhammad

Good character will be placed in the celestial scale first. – Muhammad

Whoever Allah wants good for him, he puts them to test. he puts them through difficulties; like a diamond or gold that has to be burnt after which anything bad from it is removed so that what you have is the pure diamond or the pure gold. – Muhammad

Speak a good word or remain silent. – Muhammad, 

God does not look at your forms and possessions but he looks at your hearts and your deeds. – Muhammad 

On Love

Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him. – Muhammad

Exchange gifts, you will love one another. – Muhammad

You will never enter paradise until you have faith and you will not complete your faith until you love one another. – Muhammad

Love for one’s country is part of faith. – Muhammad

Love your friend with some restraint, for the day may come when he is your enemy. Hate your enemy with some restraint, for the day may come when he is your friend. – Muhammad

Whoever loveth to meet God, God loveth to meet him. – Muhammad

Loving Humanity is second only to having faith in Allah as one of the best deeds in Islam. – Muhammad

He who loves my sunnah, has loved me and he who loves me will be with me in Paradise. – Muhammad

Do you love your creator Love your fellow-beings first. – Muhammad

Do you think you love your Creator? Love your fellow-creature first. – Muhammad

Desire not the world, and God will love you. Desire not what others have, and they will love you. – Muhammad

A person will be those whom he loves (in the Hereafter). – Muhammad

On Parents

He, who wishes to enter paradise at the best gate, must please his father and mother. – Muhammad

A man asked: “Oh, Messenger of Allah! Who among people is most deserving of my fine treatment ?”
He replied: “Your mother.” He asked: “Then who?”
He answered: “Your mother.”
The man asked: “Then who?”
The said: “Your mother.”
“Then who?”  The man asked.
“Your father,” replied the Prophet. – Muhammad

Asmaa` Bint Abi Bakr that she said: “My mother came to me while she was still a pagan during the time of the and so I asked his advice, saying: “My mother has come to see me and she is asking something of me; should I treat her well?”
He replied: “Yes, treat your mother well.” – Muhammad

Whoever delights his/her parents, has delighted Allah and the one who displeases them has displeased Allah. – Muhammad

On Racism

A white has no superiority over a black nor a black has any superiority over white except by piety and good actions. – Muhammad

Be careful because you are not better than people who are a different color, unless you are better in piety. – Muhammad 

All mankind is from Adam and Eve, an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has no superiority over black nor a black has any superiority over white except by piety and good action. – Muhammad

All mankind is from Adam and Eve, an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab. – Muhammad

All mankind is from Adam and Eve, an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; Learn that every Muslim is a brother to every Muslim and that the Muslims constitute one brotherhood. Nothing shall be legitimate to a Muslim which belongs to a fellow Muslim unless it was given freely and willingly. Do not, therefore, do injustice to yourselves. – Muhammad

On Women

Women are not created weaker but more generous than men. They are created more beautiful and less fierce, as beauty hates to hurt and harm others. That is why they seem weak to people, but in reality they are not. Angels are the strongest of created beings, and women are closer to the angelic nature than men, as they are readier than men to carry angelic light. – Muhammad

Women are held dearer in Allah’s regard than men, and Allah will highly reward any man who brings joy to his Mahram women. – Muhammad

Women are the twin halves of men. – Muhammad

I command you to treat women kindly… – Muhammad

A good man treats women with honour. – Muhammad

Only an honorable man treats women with honour and integrity, and only a bile and dishonourable man humiliates and degrades women. – Muhammad

The best of you are those who are best to his wife. – Muhammad

The best of you are those who are best to the women. – Muhammad

On Business

Pay a worker before his sweat dries. – Muhammad

An honest living is an obligation second only to worship. – Muhammad

Blessed are those who earn an honest living; whose hearts are pure, whose actions are noble, and from whom no one need fear any evil. – Muhammad

There is no worry, worse than debt. – Muhammad

Lessen your burden of debt and you will live free. – Muhammad

Debt disfigures devotion. – Muhammad

A promise is a debt. – Muhammad

Beware of debts – it distresses at night and humiliates by day. – Muhammad

Making an honest living is a form of Jihad. – Muhammad

A good friend and a bad friend are like a perfume-seller and a blacksmith: The perfume-seller might give you some perfume as a gift, or you might buy some from him, or at least you might smell its fragrance. As for the blacksmith, he might singe your clothes, and at the very least you will breathe in the fumes of the furnace. – Muhammad

On Compassion and Mercy

Winning people’s hearts is not the hardest of tasks. – Muhammad

Since the Divine is merciful, his creatures should show mercy to one another. – Muhammad 

Merciful will be shown mercy by Allah. – Muhammad

Mercy and compassion should surround all living beings. – Muhammad 

Mercy started with creation. – Muhammad 

Compassion is the key to success. – On Compassion and Mercy. – Muhammad

A mother’s mercy is only a glimpse of that of the Divine. – Muhammad

On Education

A father gives his child nothing better than a good education. – Muhammad

A father gives nothing better than good education. – Muhammad

The best gift from a father to his child is Education and Upbringing. – Muhammad

Verily, a man teaching his child manners is better than giving one bushel of grain in alms. – Muhammad

The Believer is not stung from the same hole twice. – Muhammad
Explanation: A true Believer always learns from his mistakes.

The ink of the learned is holier than the blood of the martyr. – Muhammad

The most generous among you is the one who spreads what he has learned among people. – Muhammad

What is learned during youth, like an engraving on a stone, will never be forgotten. – Muhammad

‘Who are the learned?’ Those who practice what they know. – Muhammad

The best among you is he who learns the Quran and teaches it. – Muhammad

Half of learning, is asking good questions. – Muhammad

Do not wish to be like anyone except in two cases. The first is a person, whom Allah has given wealth & he spends it righteously; (the second is) the one whom Allah has given wisdom (the Holy Quran) and he acts according to it and teaches it to others. – Muhammad

One hour’s teaching is better than a whole night of prayer. – Muhammad

On God

Allah (God) is the greatest friend. – Muhammad

Allah created a hundred mercies, then He placed one mercy among his creation. By means of this mercy they are able to show mercy among one another and with Allah are ninety-nine mercies. – Muhammad

Allah did not send me to be harsh, or cause harm, but he sent me to teach and make things easy. – Muhammad

Allah does not look at your appearance or your possessions; but He looks at your heart and your deeds. – Muhammad

Allah has revealed to me, that you must be humble. No one should boast over one another, and no one should oppress another. – Muhammad

Allah is gentle & loves gentleness in all matters. – Muhammad

Allah is Gentle and loves gentleness in all things. – Muhammad

Allah is One and likes Unity. – Muhammad

Allah will cover up on the day of resurrection the defects (faults) of the one who covers up the faults of the others in this world. – Muhammad

Allah will not be merciful to those who are not merciful to mankind. – Muhammad

Allah will not give mercy to anyone, except those who give mercy to other creatures. – Muhammad

God does not look upon your bodies and appearances. He looks upon your hearts and your deeds. – Muhammad

God enjoins you to treat women well, for they are your mothers, daughters, aunts. – Muhammad

God fills with belief and a sense of security those who curb rage when they could act upon it. – Muhammad

God forgives the lapses of those who wake up intending no one any harm. – Muhammad

God graces His worshippers with nothing lovelier than the chastity of belief and behavior. – Muhammad

God has not created anything better than reason, or anything more perfect or more beautiful than reason. – Muhammad

God is gentle and loves gentleness in all things. – Muhammad

God is gentle and loves gentleness. – Muhammad

God is merciful to those who show mercy to others. – Muhammad

God is pleased with those who offer praise after every bite and sip. – Muhammad

God it is who gives: I am only a distributor. – Muhammad

God provides sustenance to those who seek knowledge. – Muhammad

God rewards those who bear hardship with fortitude. – Muhammad

God was asked why creation came into being. I was a hidden treasure. I longed to be known, so I created all of creation. – Muhammad

God will be kind, to those who are kind to the community. – Muhammad

God will come to aid those who come to aid others. – Muhammad

God will safeguard those who safeguard a brother in his absence. – Muhammad

God’s favourite deeds are those performed regularly, even the small ones. – Muhammad

God’s love is assured for those who curb their anger when provoked. – Muhammad

God’s most beloved servants conceal their piety. – Muhammad

God’s religion is moderate and righteous. – Muhammad

Verily Allah does not look to your faces and your wealth but He looks to your heart and to your deeds. – Muhammad

Verily, Allah is compassionate and is fond of compassion, and He gives to the compassionate what he does not give to the harsh. – Muhammad

Verily, Allah is mild and is fond of mildness, and He gives to the mild what He does not give to the harsh. – Muhammad

When Allah chooses to favor someone, He makes him the source of satisfying other people’s needs. – Muhammad

When Allah loves a servant he tests him. – Muhammad

When Allah wants to pour His blessings upon you, He endows you with a Good Friend. – Muhammad

When Allah wishes good for someone, He bestows upon him the understanding of Deen (religion). – Muhammad

On Environment

Living green is living the spirit of Islam. – Muhammad

The hour will come when children are disobedient; when drought scorches the earth, when the contemptible inundate the land, when the noble are few, when the young are insolent to their elders, and the contemptible insolent to the noble. – Muhammad

On Happiness

Happy are those who find fault with themselves instead of finding fault with others. – Muhammad

Happy is the man who avoids hardship, but how fine is the man who is afflicted and shows endurance. – Muhammad

Happy is the person who finds fault with himself instead of finding fault with others. – Muhammad

On Life

To strive for the cause of Allah from daybreak to noon and sunset is better than the goods and enjoyment of the whole worldly life. – Muhammad

Half of living well, is planning well. – Muhammad

Live in this world as if you are a guest. – Muhammad

Live in this world as if you are a stranger or a wayfarer – Muhammad

On Knowledge and Wisdom

Knowledge from which no benefit is derived is like a treasure out of which nothing is spent in the cause of God. – Muhammad

The search for knowledge is a sacred duty imposed upon every Muslim. Go in search of knowledge, even to China. – Muhammad

The seeking of knowledge is obligatory for every Muslim. – Muhammad

Whoever follows a path seeking knowledge, Allah will his path to Paradise easy. – Muhammad

Whoever shares this knowledge, he will have a house in front of me in Jannah. – Muhammad

Whoever treads a path seeking knowledge, Allah will make easy for him the path to Paradise. – Muhammad,  Ibn Majah and Imam Muslim

Gentleness is the pinnacle of wisdom. – Muhammad

Silence shows wisdom, but few oblige. – Muhammad

Secure knowledge by writing it down. – Muhammad

Seek knowledge from the Cradle to the Grave;– Muhammad

The pursuit of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim. – Muhammad

Those who do not benefit from their knowledge, are harmed by their ignorance. – Muhammad

Those who seek and find knowledge get two rewards; those who seek and do not find it get one reward. – Muhammad

Two kinds of people never have enough – seekers of knowledge and seekers of worldly gain. – Muhammad

Wisdom and power follow endurance and patience. – Muhammad

On Spirituality

Truth leads to piety and piety leads to Heaven. – Muhammad

Piety is here, while saying so, he (the Prophet) pointed towards his chest. – Muhammad

There is no worship better than reflection. – Muhammad

An hour of contemplation is better than a year of prayer. – Muhammad

Contemplation for an hour is better than formal worship for sixty years. – Muhammad

A Muslim who meets with others and shares their burdens is better than one who lives a life of seclusion and contemplation. – Muhammad

On Hereafter

Conduct your worldly affairs with integrity and work hard for the Hereafter. – Muhammad

Those who are certain of the hereafter give generously. – Muhammad

Whoever believes in one God and the Hereafter, let him speak what is good or remain silent. – Muhammad

On Children

I love children. They are content with the least of things, gold and mud are the same in their eyes. – Muhammad

Allah’s love and praise be upon the one who helps his/her children by doing good to them, caring for, and educating them. – Muhammad

Be generous with your children and teach them well. – Muhammad

Honor your children and thus improve their manners. – Muhammad

Be childlike with children. – Muhammad

Love children and be kind to them and keep your promises to them since they only know you as their providers. – Muhammad

On Virtues

Those who are patient in adversity and forgive wrongs are the doers of excellence. – Muhammad 

The best of houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness. – Muhammad

Modesty brings nothing except good. – Muhammad

Every religion has a distinctive virtue and the distinctive virtue of Islam is modesty. – Muhammad

I was delegated as a to perfect moral virtues. – Muhammad

Indeed, I have been sent to revive the virtues and good morals. – Muhammad

None is higher than the other unless he is higher in virtue. – Muhammad

Strive always to excel in virtue and truth. – Muhammad

Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever has not kindness has not faith. – Muhammad

Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever is not kind has no faith. – Muhammad

Kindness is a mark of faith, whoever is not; has no faith. – Muhammad

Patience is the key to content. – Muhammad

Patience is the key to contentment. – Muhammad

Patience is the key to well-being. – Muhammad

Charity begins at home. – Muhammad

Charity does not diminish wealth. – Muhammad

Carrying through an act of charity is even better than embarking on it. – Muhammad

Every religion has its distinct characteristic, and the distinct characteristic of Islam is modesty. – Muhammad

Be moderate in seeking worldly things – they come naturally to those for whom they have been created for. – Muhammad

On Good Deeds

Once a man, who was passing through a road, found a branch of a tree with thorns obstructing it. The man removed the thorns from the way. Allah thanked him and forgave his sins. – Muhammad

Do good deeds properly, sincerely and moderately and know that your deeds will not make you enter Paradise, and that the most beloved deed to Allah’s is the most regular and constant even though it were little. – Muhammad

A good deed done to an animal is as meritorious as a good deed done to a human being, while an act of cruelty to an animal is a bad as an act of cruelty to a human being. – Muhammad

Deeds depend upon intentions and every person will get that which he intended. So whoever migrates for worldly benefits or for a woman to marry, his emigration will be for that which he migrated to. – Muhammad

On War and Peace

Call out the peace greeting and you will know peace. – Muhammad

The best of Islam is to greet with peace those you know and those you do not know. – Muhammad

The Source of Peace (As-Salam) is one of the Names of Allah Almighty which Allah has placed in the earth. Therefore, spread the greetings of peace among yourselves. – Muhammad

A believer does not kill. – Muhammad

The most excellent jihad is that for the conquest of the self. – Muhammad

The Most Excellent Jihad is the Conquest of One’s Self. – Muhammad

The best form of Jihad is the word of truth to a tyrannical ruler. – Muhammad

The Holy Warrior is he who struggles with himself. – Muhammad

The greatest Jihad (struggle/striving) is to battle your own soul, to fight the evil within yourself. – Muhammad

The greatest jihad in to battle you own soul. to fight the evil within yourself. – Muhammad

Whoever kills himself with an iron instrument will be carrying it forever in hell. Whoever takes poison and kills himself will forever keep sipping that poison in hell. Whoever jumps off a mountain and kills himself will forever keep falling down in the depths of hell. – Muhammad

Muhammad commanded the following uncompromising rules of war.
O people! I charge you with ten rules; learn them well…for your guidance in the battlefield! Do not commit treachery, or deviate from the right path. You must not mutilate dead bodies. Neither kill a child, nor a woman, nor an aged man. Bring no harm to the trees, nor burn them with fire, especially those which are fruitful. Slay not any of the enemy’s flock, save for your food. You are likely to pass by people who have devoted their lives to monastic services; leave them alone. – Muhammad

On Prayers and Praying

God, accept my repentance, wash away my offences, and answer my prayer. – Muhammad

God, choose and single out what is good for me. – Muhammad

God, forgive my sins – be they mistaken or deliberate, hidden or public, by omission or commission. – Muhammad

God, grant me a speedy cure, fortitude to bear Your trials, and the passage from this world into Your Mercy. – Muhammad

God, grant me the protection You grant the newborn. – Muhammad

God, I ask You for a tranquil life, a pure death, and a return to You free from disgrace and dishonor. – Muhammad

God, I seek refuge with You from knowledge without benefit; from a heart without humility, from a prayer unheard and from an appetite unsated. I seek refuge with You from the evil of all four. – Muhammad

God, I seek refuge with you from misleading or being misled; from demeaning or being demeaned, from tormenting or being tormented and from wronging or being wronged. – Muhammad

God, make my soul mindful of You and cleanse it of sins – You cleanse it best, since You are the Master and Benefactor. – Muhammad

The first matter that the slave will be brought to account for on the day of judgement is the prayer. If it is sound, then the rest of his deeds will be sound. And if it is bad, then the rest of his deeds will be bad. – Muhammad

The first stage of worship is silence. – Muhammad

The first thing which will be judged among a man’s deeds on the Day of Resurrection is the Prayer. If this is in good order then he will succeed and prosper but if it is defective then he will fail and will be a loser. – Muhammad

The best of deeds is the observance of prayer at its proper time and to treat one’s parents kindly. – Muhammad

God, You are Forgiving and love forgiving – forgive me my sins. – Muhammad

God, You have made me beautiful – make my character beautiful too. – Muhammad

Never underestimate the optional prayers because “Optional prayers” will compensate the obligatory prayers on the judgement day. – Muhammad

In the morning, charity is due on every joint bone of the body of everyone of you. Every utterance of Allah’s glorification (i.e. saying Subhan Allah) is an act of charity, and two rak’ah duha prayers which one performs in the forenoon is equal to all this (in reward).” – Muhammad

If one has good manners, one may attain the same level of merit as those who spend their night in prayer. – Muhammad

Fear the pleading prayer of a wronged one, for there is no veil between it and Allah. – Muhammad

During prayer, God lifts the veils and opens the gates of the invisible, so that His servant is standing in front of Him. The prayer creates a secret connection between the one praying and the One prayed to. – Muhammad

Do not delay the funeral prayer [al Janaza] once the body is ready. – Muhammad

Prayer is a threshold at the entrance to God’s reality. – Muhammad

Praying has seventy parts, the most important and biggest of which is lawful (Halal) earning. – Muhammad

Proceed slowly towards your ambitions. – Muhammad

Prudence is to expect the worst. – Muhammad

Purity is half of faith, and the praise of Allah fills the scale. Glorification and praise fill up what is between the heavens and the earth. Prayer is a light, charity is proof, and patience is illumination. The Qur’an is a proof for you or against you. All people go out early in the morning and sell themselves, either setting themselves free or destroying themselves. – Muhammad

The most praised deeds in Allah’s regard is performing prayers (Salat) on their due time. – Muhammad

A man walking along a path felt very thirsty.  Reaching a well, he descended into it, drank his fill, and came up.  Then he saw a dog with its tongue hanging out, trying to lick up mud to quench its thirst.  The man said, “This dog is feeling the same thirst that I felt.”  So he went down into the well again, filled his shoe with water, and gave the dog a drink.  So, God thanked him and forgave his sins.}  The Prophet  was asked, “Messenger of God, are we rewarded for kindness towards animals?”  He said: {There is a reward for kindness to every living animal or human.

God does not judge you according to your appearance and your wealth, but He looks at your hearts and looks into your deeds. – Muhammad

None of you believes (completely) until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself. – Muhammad

Pay the worker his wage before his sweat dries. – Muhammad

A good word is charity. – Muhammad

Smiling at your brother is charity… – Muhammad

The believers, in their love, mercy, and kindness to one another are like a body: if any part of it is ill, the whole body shares its sleeplessness and fever. – Muhammad

The merciful are shown mercy by the All-Merciful.  Show mercy to those on earth, and God will show mercy to you. – Muhammad

The most perfect of the believers in faith are the best of them in morals.  And the best among them are those who are best to their wives. – Muhammad

Whoever believes in God and the Last Day (the Day of Judgment) should do good to his neighbor. – Muhammad

On Jesus

The Hour will not be established until the son of Mary (i.e. Jesus) descends amongst you as a just ruler, he will break the cross, kill the pigs, and abolish the Jizya tax. Money will be in abundance so that nobody will accept it (as charitable gifts). – Muhammad

What would you do when the son of Mary would descend and lead you? – Muhammad

Jesus son of Mary would then descend and their (Muslims’) commander would invite him to come and lead them in prayer, but he would say: No, some amongst you are commanders over some (amongst you). This is the honour from Allah for this Ummah. – Muhammad

I am most akin to the son of Mary among the whole of mankind and the Prophets are of different mothers, but of one religion, and no Prophet was raised between me and him (Jesus Christ) – Muhammad

I am most akin to Jesus Christ among the whole of mankind, and all the Prophets are of different mothers but belong to one religion and no Prophet was raised between me and Jesus. – Muhammad

I saw Moses, Jesus and Abraham (on the night of my Ascension to the heavens). Jesus was of red complexion, curly hair and a broad chest. Moses was of brown complexion, straight hair and tall stature as if he was from the people of Az-Zutt. – Muhammad

Jesus, seeing a man stealing, asked him, ‘Did you steal?, He said, ‘No, by Allah, except Whom there is None who has the right to be worshipped’ Jesus said, ‘I believe in Allah and suspect my eyes.’ – Muhammad

On Non-Muslims

Beware!  Whoever is cruel and hard on a non-Muslim minority, curtails their rights, burdens them with more than they can bear, or takes anything from them against their free will; I (Prophet Muhammad) will complain against the person on the Day of Judgment. – Muhammad, Abu Dawud

A copy of the Achtiname from the 16th century.

Muhammad Quotes on Christians

Everywhere, in mountains, or in the plains, in towns and in waste places, in deserts, and wheresoever they may be, that people shall be protected, both in their faith and in their property, both in the West and in the East, both on sea and land. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Christians of Persia)

[Christians] have obtained inviolable rights to enjoy our protection, to be protected from any infringement on their rights, so that they will be bound to the Muslims both in good and bad fortune. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Christians of the World)

All pious believers shall deem it their bounden duty to defend believers and to aid them wheresoever they may be, whether far or near, and throughout Christendom shall protect the places where they conduct worship, and those where their monks and priests dwell.

If a Christian woman enters a Muslim household, she shall be received with kindness, and she shall be given opportunity to pray in her church; there shall be no dispute between her and a man who loves her religion. Whoever contravenes the covenant of Allah and acts to the contrary is a rebel against his covenant and his messenger. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Monks of Mount Sinai)

If a monk or pilgrim seeks protection, in mountain or valley, in a cave or in tilled fields, in the plain, in the desert, or in a church, I am behind them, defending them from every enemy; I, my helpers, all the members of my religion and all my followers, for they [the monks and the pilgrims] and my proteges and my subjects. – (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Monks of Mount Sinai)

If anyone is unjust and unkind to the Christians he will be guilty of disobeying the of God. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Assyrian Christians)

If the Christians seek the help and assistance of the Muslims in order to repair their churches and their convents or to arrange matters pertaining to their affairs and religion, they, [the Muslims], must help and support them. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Christians of the World)

If there be among the Christians a great and learned man the Mohammedans shall honor him and not be envious of his greatness. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Assyrian Christians)

No Christian shall be brought by force to confess Islam, and no disputes except over the better things shall be envisaged in with them. Muslims shall extend over the Christians everywhere the arm of mercy and kindness, protecting them from the exactions of oppressors. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Christians of Persia)

The Christians… respected my alliance. They recognized my rights. They fulfilled the promises that they had made during our meeting. They assisted the lieutenants that I had sent to the frontiers. They earned my concern and my affection by fulfilling the obligations that I had contracted with them… (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Christians of Najran)

The Muslims must not abandon the Christians, neglect them, and leave them without help and assistance since I have made this pact with them on behalf of Allah to ensure that whatever good befell Muslims it would befall them as well and that whatever harm befell Muslims would befall them as well. (The Covenant of the Muhammad with the Christians of Najran)

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