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Once the Last Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was walking with his wife, Safiyyah bint Huyay, when two companions from the Ansar passed by them. The Prophet called them and said, ‘She is my wife, Safiyyah bint Huyay.’ They were surprised and asked him why he said that. He replied, ‘Satan flows inside people like blood, I feared maybe he put bad thoughts in your minds about me.’

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Whoever goes out in search of knowledge is on the Path of God until returning.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“If you are three, two amongst you should not converse secretly between yourselves to the exclusion of the other (third one), until some other people join him (and dispel his loneliness), for it may hurt his feelings.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“The similitude of mine and that of the Apostles before me is that of a person who built a house quite imposing and beautiful and he made it complete but for one brick in one of its corners. People began to walk round it, and the building pleased them and they would say: But for this brick your building would have been perfect. Muhammad (ﷺ) said: And I am that final brick.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Anyone of you who sees wrong, let him undo it with his hand; and if he cannot, then let him speak against it with his tongue, and if he cannot do this either, then (let him abhor it) with his heart, and this is the least of faith.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Fever is from the vehement raging of the fire of Hell, so extinguish it with water.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“The proud will not enter paradise, nor a violent speaker.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“That person is nearest to God, who pardons, when he has someone in his power, one who would have injured him.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“The proud will not enter paradise, nor a violent speaker.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Whoever believes in one God and the hereafter, should speak what is good or remain silent.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Truly God instructs me to be humble and lowly and not proud, and no one should oppress others.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“A person suffered from intense thirst while on a journey, when he found a well. He climbed down into it and drank (water) and then came out and saw a dog lolling its tongue on account of thirst and eating the moistened earth. The person said: This dog has suffered from thirst as I had suffered from it. He climbed down into the well, filled his shoe with water, then caught it in his mouth until he climbed up and made the dog drink it. So Allah appreciated this act of his and pardoned him. Then (the Companions around him) said: Allah’s Messenger, is there for us a reward even for (serving) such animals? He said: Yes, there is a reward for service to every living animal.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Three practices will keep sincere your brother’s love for you: greeting him when you see him; making room for him in gatherings; and calling him by the most endearing of his names.”

And The Messenger of God also said:

“Hearts naturally love those who are kind to them and loath those who are cruel”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“A man inclines to the belief of his friend, so let each one of you watch out who he befriends.”

When the Messenger of God (peace be upon him), awoke at night, he said:

“There is no god but You, glory be to You, O God, I ask Your pardon for my sin and I ask You for Your mercy. O God! advance me in knowledge: do not cause my heart to deviate (from guidance) after You have guided me, and grant me Your mercy: verily You are the Ever Giving.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) used to seek refuge (with God) from four things: From knowledge that is of no benefit, from a heart that does not feel humble, from a supplication that is not heard, and a soul that is never satisfied.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“A kind word is charity.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Fast and flourish.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“God does not regard your externals or your riches but rather your hearts and your deeds.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Those most complete in faith are those best in character and kindest to their families.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Consider well contentment, for it is a treasure without end.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“A parent can give a child no greater gift than good manners.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“He is not one of us who does not show mercy to our young ones and esteem to our elderly.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Practice humility until no one oppresses or belittles another.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Beautiful Islam entails minding one’s own business.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Love for humanity what you love for yourself.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Keep God in mind wherever you are; follow a right with a wrong that offsets it; and treat people courteously.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“The most virtuous behavior is to engage those who sever relations, to give to those who withhold from you, and to forgive those who wrong you.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Should you become eager to mention another’s faults, recall your own.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“True spiritual excellence is devotion to God as if you see Him; and though you do not see Him, you at least know that He sees you.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Never express joy at your fellow man’s afflictions, for God just might free him of them and afflict you.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Consideration is from God, and haste is from the devil.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“God is beautiful and loves beauty.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Prayer is the key to every good.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Those who show mercy have God’s mercy shown to them. Have mercy on those here on earth, and the One there in Heaven will have mercy on you.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Should you wish to act, ponder well the consequences. If good, carry on; if not, desist.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Gentleness never accompanies anything without enhancing it, nor is it ever removed from anything without demeaning it.” 

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) would say:

“O God! You are Peace, and peace emanates from You; Blessed are You, O Possessor of Majesty and Honour.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

God the Almighty says:

“I am as My servant thinks I am. I am with him when he makes mention of Me. If he makes mention of Me to himself, I make mention of him to Myself; and if he makes mention of Me in an assembly, I make mention of him in an assembly better than it. And if he draws near to Me a hand’s span, I draw near to him an arm’s length; and if he draws near to Me an arm’s length, I draw near to him a fathom’s length. And if he comes to Me walking, I go to him at speed.” 

 

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

When Allah loves a servant he tests him.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

Should you wish to act, ponder well the consequences. If good, carry on; if not, desist.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

Gentleness never accompanies anything without enhancing it, nor is it ever removed from anything without demeaning it.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

Do not belittle any act of kindness, even that of greeting your brother with a cheerful countenance.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

When a person dies, his deeds die with him, except for three: charitable endowments, beneficial knowledge, and righteous children who supplicate on his behalf.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

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. 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.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

God veils the faults of anyone who suppresses his anger.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

Charity does not decrease wealth.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

Pursue knowledge even to China, for its pursuance is the sacred duty of every Muslim.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

Islam is clean, so cleanse yourselves, for only the cleansed shall enter paradise.

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“O my God, grant me love of You and love of those who love You and love of whatever brings me closer to You. Make love of You dearer to me than cool water!”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“O God, I surrender myself to You, turn my face towards You, and entrust my affairs to You. I have entrusted my back to You for protection in hope and fear. There is no refuge and no escape from You except to You. O Lord, I have believed in Your Book, which you revealed, and Your Prophet, whom You sent.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Be in this world as though you were a stranger or a wayfarer.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“Take benefit of five before five:

your youth before your old age,

your health before your sickness,

your wealth before your poverty,

your free-time before you become busy,

and your life before your death.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“There is no believer who plants a tree or sows a field, and a human, bird, or an animal eats from it, but it shall be reckoned as charity from him.”

The Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said:

“The one who looks after and works for a widow and for a poor person, is like a warrior fighting for God’s Cause or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all the night.”