Quotes

When the Quran is recited, listen to it, and pay attention, so that you may experience mercy.

And remember your Lord within yourself, humbly and fearfully, and quietly, in the morning and the evening, and do not be of the neglectful.

Those who are in the presence of your Lord are not too proud to worship Him. They recite His praises, and to Him they bow down.

The Qur'an, 7: 204-206

Alif, Lam, Meem.

This is the Book in which there is no doubt, a guide for the righteous.

Those who believe in the unseen, and perform the prayers, and give from what We have provided for them.

And those who believe in what was revealed to you, and in what was revealed before you, and are certain of the Hereafter.

These are upon guidance from their Lord. These are the successful.

The Qur'an, 2:1-5

Say: He is Allah, the One and Only Allah – the eternal source of everything He neither begets, nor was He ever born and there is nothing that is similar to Him

The Quran, 112: 1-4

By [the passing of] Time
Verily mankind is in loss
Except such as believe
and do good works,
and enjoin on one another Truth,
and enjoin on one another, patience.

The Qur’an, 103:1-3

Not a messenger did we send before thee without this inspiration sent by us to him: that there is no god but I; therefore worship and serve Me.

The Qur’an, 21:25

Those who spend their wealth in the way of God, and then do not follow up what they spent with reminders of their generosity or with insults, will have their reward with their Lord—they have nothing to fear, nor shall they grieve.

The Qur'an, 2:268

God is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The example of His Light is like a niche wherein is a lamp; the lamp is in a crystal, and the crystal, shining as if a pearl-like radiant star, lit from the oil of a blessed olive tree that is neither of the east nor of the west. The oil would almost give light of itself though no fire touches it. Light upon light! God guides to His Light whom He wills. God strikes parables for people. God has full knowledge of all things.

The Qur’an, 24:35

Exempt those who join a people with whom you have concluded a peace treaty, and those who come to you with hearts unwilling to fight you, nor to fight their relatives. Had God willed, he could have placed them in power over you and they would have made war on you. Therefore, if they leave you alone, refrain from fighting you, and offer you peace, then God gives you no way to go against them.

The Qur’an, 4:90

Whoever works righteousness, man or woman, and has faith, verily, to them will We give a new Life, a life that is good and pure, and We will bestow on such their reward according to the best of their actions.

The Qur’an, 16:97

Can’t those who disbelieve see that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe?

The Qur’an, 21:30

Verily! Allah orders justice and kindness and giving
to relatives, and forbids lewdness, bad conduct and oppression.
Allah instructs you that perhaps you may be reminded.

The Qur’an, 16:90

O Children of Adam! Dress properly at every place of worship, and eat and drink, but do not be excessive. He does not love the excessive.

The Qur'an, 7:31

And when they hear vain talk, they turn away from it and say: “To us our deeds, and to you yours; peace be to you: we do not seek out the ignorant.

The Qur’an, 28:55

God does not love corruption.

The Qur’an, 2:205

And in their (the earlier prophets) footsteps We sent Jesus the son of Mary, confirming the law that had come before him. We sent him the Gospel, therein was guidance and light and confirmation of the law that had come before him, a guidance and an admonition to those who fear God.

The Qur’an, 5:46

Say, ‘O mankind, the truth has come to you from your Lord, so whoever is guided is only guided for [the benefit of] his soul, and whoever goes astray only goes astray [in violation] against it. And I am not a warder over you.’

The Qur’an, 10:108

Indeed, God will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.

The Qur’an, 13:11

The reward of goodness is nothing but goodness.

The Qur’an, 55:61

The worshippers of the All-Merciful are they who tread gently upon the earth, and when the ignorant address them, they reply, “Peace!”

The Qur’an, 25:63

In the name of God, The Supremely Merciful, The Most Kind

Say: I seek refuge with The Lord and Cherisher of Mankind. The King of Mankind. The God of Mankind. From the mischief of the sneaking whisperer. Who whispers into the hearts of Mankind. From among Jinn and Mankind.

The Qur'an, 114

And be moderate in your walking, and lower your voice.

The Qur’an, 31:19

Each community has its own direction to which it turns: race to do good deeds and wherever you are, God will bring you together. God has power to do everything.

The Qur’an, 2:148

Do they not see the birds above them spreading and closing their wings? It is only the Lord of Mercy who holds them up: He watches over everything.

The Qur’an, 67:19

[Prophet], if My servants ask you about Me, I am near. I respond to those who call Me, so let them respond to Me, and believe in Me, so that they may be guided.

The Qur’an, 2:186

So where are you going?

The Qur’an, 81:26

Exalted is He who put the constellations in the heavens, a radiant light, and an illuminating moon-it is He who made the night and day follow each other-so anyone who wishes may be mindful or show gratitude.

The Qur’an, 25:61-62

We hear, and we obey. Grant us Your forgiveness, our Lord. To You we all return!

The Qur’an, 2:285

They give food to the poor, the orphan, and the captive, though they love it themselves, saying, ‘We feed you for the sake of God alone. We seek neither recompense nor thanks from you. We fear the Day of our Lord-a woefully grim Day.’

The Qur’an, 76:8-10

Say, ‘My Lord has guided me to a straight path, an upright religion, the faith of Abraham, a man of pure faith. He was not a polytheist.’ Say, ‘My prayers and sacrifice, my life and death, are all for God, Lord of all the Worlds; He has no partner. This is what I am commanded, and I am the first to devote myself to Him.’

The Qur’an, 6:161-63

So ask the people of the message if you do not know.

The Qur’an, 16:43

The servants of the Lord of Mercy are those who walk humbly on the earth, and who, when the foolish address them, reply, ‘Peace’.

The Qur’an, 25:63

God is enough for us: He is the best protector.

The Qur’an, 3:173

The believer said, ‘My people, follow me! I will guide you to the right path. My people, the life of this world is only a brief enjoyment; it is the Hereafter that is the lasting home. Whoever does evil will be repaid with its like; whoever does good and believes, be it a man or a woman, will enter Paradise and be provided for without measure.

The Qur’an, 40:38-40

God is the ally of those who believe: He brings them out of the depths of darkness and into the light. As for the disbelievers, their allies are false gods who take them from the light into the depths of darkness.

The Qur’an, 2:257

Corruption has flourished on land and sea as a result of people’s actions and He will make them taste the consequences of some of their own actions so that they may turn back.

The Qur’an, 30:41

Worship none but God; be good to your parents and kinsfolk, to orphans and the poor; speak good words to all people; keep up the prayer and pay the prescribed alms.

The Qur’an, 2:83

The Messenger of God is an excellent model for those of you who put your hope in God and the Last Day and remember Him often.

The Qur’an, 33:21

It was only as a mercy that We sent you [Muhammad] to all people.

The Qur’an, 21:107

A light [Muhammad] has now come to you from God, and a Scripture [The Qur’an] making things clear, with which God guides to the ways of peace those who follow what pleases Him, bringing them from darkness out into light, by His will, and guiding them to a straight path.

The Qur’an, 5:15-16

And indeed, you [Muhammad] stand on an exalted standard of character.

The Qur’an, 68:4

Say, ‘[God says], My servants who have harmed yourselves by your own excess, do not despair of God’s mercy. God forgives all sins: He is truly the Most Forgiving, the Most Merciful.

The Qur’an, 39:53

Muhammad is not the father of any one of you men; he is God’s Messenger and the seal of the prophets: God knows everything.

The Qur’an, 33:40

All the creatures on earth, and all the birds that fly with wings, are communities like you. We did not leave anything out of this book. To their Lord, all these creatures will be summoned.

The Qur’an, 6:38

We shall certainly test you with fear and hunger, and loss of property, lives and crops. But [Prophet], give good news to those who are steadfast, those who say, when afflicted with a calamity, ‘We belong to God and to Him we shall return.’ These will be given blessings and mercy from their Lord, and it is they who are rightly guided.

The Qur’an, 2:155-156

It is God who is your protector, he is the best of protectors.

The Qur'an, 3:150

By the sun in its morning brightness and by the moon as it follows it, by the day as it displays the sun’s glory and by the night as it conceals it, by the sky and how He built it and by the earth and how He spread it, by the soul and how He formed it and inspired it [to know] its own rebellion and piety! The one who purifies his soul succeeds and the one who corrupts it fails.

The Qur’an, 91:1-10

It is He who made the sun a shining radiance and the moon a light, determining phases for it so that you might know the number of years and how to calculate time. God did not create all these without a true purpose; He explains His signs to those who understand.

The Qur’an, 10:5

[How] prosperous are the believers! Those who pray humbly and who shun idle talk.

The Qur’an, 23:1-2

On that Day, people will come forward in separate groups to be shown their deeds: whoever has done an atom’s-weight of good will see it, but whoever has done an atom’s-weight of evil will see that.

The Qur’an, 99:6-8

Say, ‘If you love God, follow me, and God will love you and forgive you your sins; God is most forgiving, most merciful.’

The Qur’an, 3:31

Remember Me, and I will remember you. Be thankful to Me, and never ungrateful.

The Qur’an, 2:152

On the Day when you see the believers, both men and women, with their light streaming out ahead of them and to their right, [they will be told], ‘The good news for you today is that there are Gardens graced with flowing streams where you will stay: that is truly the supreme triumph!’

The Qur’an, 57:12

There truly are signs in the creation of the heavens and earth, and in the alternation of night and day, for those with understanding, who remember God standing, sitting, and lying down, who reflect on the creation of the heavens and earth: ‘Our Lord! You have not created all this without purpose- You are far above that!

The Qur’an, 3:190-191

We have commanded people to be good to their parents: their mothers carried them, with strain upon strain, and it takes two years to wean them. Give thanks to Me and to your parents- all will return to Me.

The Qur’an, 31:14

There is no compulsion in religion: true guidance has become distinct from error, so whoever rejects false gods and believes in God has grasped the firmest hand-hold, one that will never break. God is All-hearing and All-knowing.

The Qur’an, 2:256

Thus, We have made you a justly balanced community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will be a witness over you.

The Qur’an, 2:143

Mention in the Quran the story of Mary. She withdrew from her family to a place to the east and secluded herself away; We sent Our Spirit to appear before her in the form of a perfected man. She said, ‘I seek the Lord of Mercy’s protection against you: if you have any fear of Him [do not approach]!’ but he said, ‘I am but a Messenger from your Lord, [come] to announce to you the gift of a pure son.’ She said, ‘How can I have a son when no man has touched me? I have not been unchaste,’ and he said, ‘This is what your Lord said: “It is easy for Me- We shall make him a sign to all people, a blessing from Us.

The Qur'an, 19:16-21

Those who distort the meaning of Our message are not hidden from Us.

The Qur’an, 41:40

O you who believe, fasting has been prescribed for you, as it has been prescribed for those before you so that you may be mindful of God. 

The Qur’an, 2:183

Say, ‘[God says], My servants who have harmed yourselves by your own excess, do not despair of God’s mercy. God forgives all sins: He is truly the Most Forgiving, the Most Merciful.

The Qur'an, 39:53

Children of Adam, dress well whenever you are at worship, and eat and drink [as We have permitted] but do not be extravagant: God does not like extravagant people.

The Qur'an, 7:31

And your Lord inspired the bee, saying, ‘Build yourselves houses in the mountains and trees and what people construct. Then feed on all kinds of fruit and follow the ways made easy for you by your Lord.’ From their bellies comes a drink of different colours in which there is healing for people. There truly is a sign in this for those who think.

The Qur'an, 16:68-69

Man will only have what he has worked towards.

The Qur'an, 53:39

God will find a way out for those who are mindful of Him, and will provide for them from an unexpected source; God will be enough for those who put their trust in Him. God achieves His purpose; God has set a due measure for everything.

The Qur'an, 65: 2-3

God does not change the condition of a people unless they change what is in themselves.

 

The Qur'an, 13:11

To God belong the East and the West; whithersoever you turn, there is the Face of God; God is All-embracing, All-knowing.

The Qur'an, 2:115

[Muhammad], have you heard the story of the honoured guests of Abraham? They went in to see him and said, ‘Peace.’ ‘Peace,’ he said, [adding to himself] ‘These people are strangers.’ He turned quickly to his household, brought out a fat calf, and placed it before them. ‘Will you not eat?’

The Qur'an, 51:24-27

Verily, for those who have believed and done righteous deeds, the Most Merciful will appoint for them affection. 

Mary, The Qur'an, 19:96

We showed Abraham the site of the House, saying, ‘Do not assign partners to Me. Purify My House for those who circle around it, those who stand to pray, and those who bow and prostrate themselves. “And proclaim the Pilgrimage among men: they will come to thee on foot and (mounted) on every kind of camel, lean on account of journeys through deep and distant mountain highways; to attain benefits and celebrate God’s name, on specified days, over the livestock He has provided for them- feed yourselves and the poor and unfortunate-so let the pilgrims perform their acts of cleansing, fulfil their vows, and circle around the Ancient House.’

The Qur'an, 22:26-29

Exalted is He who holds all control in His hands; who has power over all things; who created death and life to test you [people] and reveal which of you does best––He is the Mighty, the Forgiving;

The Qur'an, 67:1-2

We have adorned the earth with attractive things so that We may test people to find out which of them do best, but We shall reduce all this to barren dust. 

The Qur'an, 18:7

Has he not been told what was written in the Scriptures of Moses and of Abraham, who fulfilled his duty: that no soul shall bear the burden of another; that man will only have what he has worked towards; that his labour will be seen and that in the end he will be repaid in full for it; that the final goal is your Lord.

The Qur'an, 53:36-42

The truth is from your Lord, so do not be one of those who doubt.

The Qur'an, 2:147

You who believe, be steadfast in your devotion to God and bear witness impartially: do not let hatred of others lead you away from justice, but adhere to justice, for that is closer to awareness of God. Be mindful of God: God is well aware of all that you do.

The Qur'an, 5:8

A light [Muhammad] has now come to you from God, and a Scripture [The Qur’an] making things clear, with which God guides to the ways of peace those who follow what pleases Him, bringing them from darkness out into light, by His will, and guiding them to a straight path.

The Quran, 5:15-16

The only one who will be saved is the one who comes before God with a heart devoted to Him. 

The Qur'an, 26:89

‘We feed you for the sake of God alone: We seek neither recompense nor thanks from you. We fear the Day of our Lord––a woefully grim Day.’

The Qur'an, 76:9-10

We tested them with blessings and misfortunes, so that they might all return [to righteousness].

The Qur'an, 7:168

Striving for more distracts you until you go into your graves.

The Qur'an, 102:1-2

He is the All Hearing, the All Seeing.

The Qur'an, 42:11

It is He who made the night a garment for you, and sleep a rest, and made the day like a resurrection.

The Qur'an, 25:47

We sent thee not [Muhammad], but as a Mercy for all creatures.

The Qur'an, 21:107

The Messenger of God is an excellent model for those of you who put your hope in God and the Last Day and remember Him often.

The Qur'an, 33:21

Do they not travel through the land, so that their hearts (and minds) may thus learn wisdom and their ears may thus learn to hear? Truly it is not their eyes that are blind, but their hearts which are in their breasts.

The Qur’an, 22:46