Everyone who is taken by death asks for more time, while everyone who still has time makes excuses for procrastination. -Ali Ibn Abi Talib RA
Knowledge is my companion, it is with me wherever I go. My heart is its container, not the bookshelf. -Ali RA
Let love be selfless/and truth fearless;/Let our breasts be flooded with light-/Make our hearts clear as crystal. -Muhammad Iqbal
Your true friend is the one who participates in your efforts and for the sake of your gain, is prepared to suffer losses. -Ali RA (SO TRUE!)
Forgiveness is part of the treasure you need/To craft your falcon wings/And return/To your true realm of/Divine freedom. -Hafiz
Worship and knowledge while eating haraam is like construction on dung. -Imam Al Ghazali
In God, there is no sorrow or suffering or affliction. If you want to be free of all affliction and suffering, hold fast to God, and turn wholly to Him, and to no one else. Indeed, all your suffering comes from this: that you do not turn toward God and no one else. -Imam Al Ghazali
To completely trust in God is to be like a child who knows deeply that even if he does not call for the mother, the mother is totally aware of his condition and is looking after him. -Imam Al Ghazali
It's good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing. -Rumi
If you make intense supplication and the timing of the answer is delayed, do not despair of it. His reply to you is guaranteed; but in the way He chooses, not the way you choose, and at the moment He desires, not the moment you desire.-Ibn Ata'Allah (another favorite of mine)
People oppose things because they are ignorant of them.-Imam Al Ghazali
The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer looks for excuses.-Imam Al Ghazali
Anger begins with madness and ends with regret.-Ali RA
An hour's contemplation is better than a year's adoration. -Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him

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