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38 Islamic Quotes in Arabic + Translation

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Explore the profound wisdom of Islam with these 38 inspiring quotes. Each quote is presented in its original Arabic form with a clear English translation, offering a deeper understanding of these timeless messages.

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Islamic Quotes in Arabic


  • “وَعَدَ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ مِنكُم لَّيَسْتَخْلِفَنَّهُمْ فِي الْأَرْضِ كَمَا اسْتَخْلَفَ الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ وَلَيُمَكِّنَنَّ لَهُمْ دِينَهُمُ الَّذِي ارْتَضَىٰ لَهُمْ وَلَيُبَدِّلَنَّهُم مِّنْ بَعْدِ خَوْفِهِمْ أَمْناً ۚ يَعْبُدُونَنِي لَا يُشْرِكُونَ بِي شَيْئًا 🌑 وَمَن يَكْفُرْ بَعْدَ ذَلِكَ فَأُولئِكَ هُمُ الْفَاسِقُونَ” (Quran 24:55)
  • Meaning: “Allah has promised to those who believe and do righteous deeds from among you that He will surely grant them inheritance in the land just as He granted inheritance to those before you and He will surely establish for them [what is of] their religion which He has approved for them and He will surely give them, after fear, security, [they] will worship Me, not associating anything with Me. And whoever disbelieves after that – then those are the disobedient.” (This verse offers hope and promises victory to the believers)


  • “المؤمن للمؤمن كالجسد الواحد، إذا اشتكى منه عضو تداعى له سائر الجسد بالسهر والحمى” ( صحيح البخاري )
  • Meaning: “The believer to the believer is like one body. If one part of it suffers, the whole body suffers with fever and wakefulness.” (This Hadith emphasizes the importance of community and supporting each other)


  • “من جاور القرآن الكريم كثر خيره”
  • Meaning: “Whoever keeps company with the Quran will gain much good.” (This proverb highlights the importance of studying and reflecting on the Quran)
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islamic quotes in arabic

On Seeking Knowledge:

  • ‏”اطلبوا العلم من المهد إلى اللحد”
  • Translation: “Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.” (A famous saying of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ emphasizing constant learning)

On Mercy and Compassion:

  • “ارحموا من في الأرض يرحمكم من في السماء”
  • Translation: “Be merciful to those on the earth, and the One in the heavens will be merciful to you.” (A reminder that our actions influence how we are treated)

On Patience and Perseverance:

  • “إِنَّمَا يُوَفَّى الصَّابِرُونَ أَجْرَهُم بِغَيْرِ حِسَابٍ” (الزمر:10)
  • Translation: “Indeed, the patient will be given their reward without limit.” (Quran 39:10)

On Repentance and Forgiveness:

  • “إن الله يقبل توبة العبد ما لم يغرغر”
  • Translation: “Allah accepts the repentance of His servant so long as death has not reached his throat.” (A hadith offering hope for forgiveness as long as we sincerely turn back to Allah)

On Gratitude:

  • “لَئِن شَكَرْتُمْ لَأَزِيدَنَّكُمْ” (إبراهيم: 7)
  • Translation: “If you are grateful, I will surely increase you [in favor].” (Quran 14:7)

On Trust in Allah:

  • “وَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى الْحَيِّ الَّذِي لَا يَمُوتُ” (الفرقان: 58)
  • Translation: “And rely upon the Ever-Living who does not die…” (Quran 25:58)

On the Power of Dua (Supplication):

  • “وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ” (غافر:60)
  • Translation: “And your Lord says, ‘Call upon Me; I will respond to you.'” (Quran 40:60)

On Character and Conduct:

  • “إنما بعثت لأتمم مكارم الأخلاق”
  • Translation: “I have only been sent to perfect righteous character.” (A hadith highlighting the Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ mission)

On Unity and Brotherhood/Sisterhood:

  • “مثل المؤمنين في توادهم وتراحمهم وتعاطفهم كمثل الجسد، إذا اشتكى منه عضو تداعى له سائر الجسد بالسهر والحمّى”
  • Translation: “The parable of the believers in their affection, mercy, and compassion for each other is that of a body. When any limb aches, the whole body reacts with sleeplessness and fever.” (A powerful hadith on the interconnectedness of believers)

On the Importance of Time:

  • “ابن آدم أنك أيام، إذا ذهب يوم ذهب بعضك”
  • Translation: “Son of Adam, you are nothing but days. Whenever a day passes, a part of you has gone.” (A reminder of the preciousness of time)
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On the Majesty of Allah:

  • “هُوَ اللَّهُ الَّذِي لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ۖ الْمَلِكُ الْقُدُّوسُ السَّلَامُ الْمُؤْمِنُ الْمُهَيْمِنُ الْعَزِيزُ الْجَبَّارُ الْمُتَكَبِّرُ ۚ سُبْحَانَ اللَّهِ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ” (الحشر:23)
  • Translation: “He is Allah, other than whom there is no deity, the Sovereign, the Pure, the Perfection, the Bestower of Faith, the Overseer, the Exalted in Might, the Compeller, the Superior. Exalted is Allah above whatever they associate with Him.” (Quran 59:23)
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On the Importance of Actions:

  • “إن الله لا يغير ما بقوم حتى يغيروا ما بأنفسهم” (الرعد:11)
  • Translation: “Indeed, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.” (Quran 13:11)

On Self-Reflection:

  • “حاسبوا أنفسكم قبل أن تحاسبوا وزنوا أعمالكم قبل أن توزنوا”
  • Translation: “Hold yourselves accountable before you are held accountable, and weigh your deeds before they are weighed for you.” (A reminder for self-assessment)

On the Purpose of Life:

  • “وَمَا خَلَقْتُ الْجِنَّ وَالْإِنسَ إِلَّا لِيَعْبُدُونِ” (الذاريات: 56)
  • Translation: “And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to worship Me.” (Quran 51:56)

On Overcoming Hardship:

  • “فَإِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا * إِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا” (الشرح: 5-6)
  • Translation: “For indeed, with hardship [will be] ease. Indeed, with hardship [will be] ease.” (Quran 94:5-6)

On Good Company:

  • “المرء على دين خليله فلينظر أحدكم من يخالل”
  • Translation: “A person is influenced by the beliefs of his friends, so let each of you look carefully at who you choose as friends.” (Reminds us of the power of those we surround ourselves with)

On Modesty and Humility:

  • “إن الله لا ينظر إلى صوركم وأموالكم ولكن ينظر إلى قلوبكم وأعمالكم”
  • Translation: “Allah does not look at your figures, nor at your attire. But He looks at your hearts and deeds.” (Focuses on inner character rather than outward appearances)

On the Hereafter:

  • “وَمَا الْحَيَاةُ الدُّنْيَا إِلَّا مَتَاعُ الْغُرُورِ” (آل عمران: 185)
  • Translation: “And the worldly life is not but illusion and distraction.” (Quran 3:185)

On Doing Good:

  • “خير الناس أنفعهم للناس”
  • Translation: “The best of people are those who are most beneficial to people.” (Encourages positive action and service to others)

On the Beauty of Islam:

  • “إن الدين يسر، ولن يشاد الدين أحد إلا غلبه، فسددوا وقاربوا وأبشروا”
  • Translation: “The religion is ease, and no one will overburden himself in religion except that it will overcome him. So seek moderation, do your best, and receive good tidings.” (Emphasizes balance and gentleness in practicing the faith)

On the Power of the Tongue:

  • “يا أيها الذين آمنوا اتقوا الله وقولوا قولا سديدا” (الأحزاب: 70)
  • Translation: “O you who have believed, fear Allah and speak words of appropriate justice.” (Quran 33:70)

On the Importance of Family:

  • “وَوَصَّيْنَا الْإِنسَانَ بِوَالِدَيْهِ حُسْنًا” (العنكبوت: 8)
  • Translation: “And We have enjoined upon man [care] for his parents.” (Quran 29:8)
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On the Pursuit of Wisdom

  • “وَمَنْ أُوتِيَ الْحِكْمَةَ فَقَدْ أُوتِيَ خَيْرًا كَثِيرًا” (البقرة: 269)
  • Translation: “And whoever has been granted wisdom has been granted much good.” (Quran 2:269)

On Controlling Anger:

  • ” وَالْكَاظِمِينَ الْغَيْظَ وَالْعَافِينَ عَنِ النَّاسِ وَاللَّهُ يُحِبُّ الْمُحْسِنِينَ” (آل عمران: 134)
  • Translation: “Those who control their anger and those who pardon people. And Allah loves the doers of good.” (Quran 3:134)

On Dealing with Adversity:

  • “لا يكلف الله نفسا إلا وسعها” (البقرة: 286)
  • Translation: “Allah does not burden a soul beyond that it can bear.” (Quran 2:286)

On Seeking Forgiveness:

  • “وَالَّذِينَ إِذَا فَعَلُوا فَاحِشَةً أَوْ ظَلَمُوا أَنفُسَهُمْ ذَكَرُوا اللَّهَ فَاسْتَغْفَرُوا لِذُنُوبِهِمْ وَمَن يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ وَلَمْ يُصِرُّوا عَلَىٰ مَا فَعَلُوا وَهُمْ يَعْلَمُونَ” (آل عمران: ١٣٥)
  • Translation: “And those who, when they commit immorality or wrong themselves [by transgression], remember Allah and seek forgiveness for their sins – and who can forgive sins except Allah? – and [who] do not persist in what they have done while they know.” (Quran 3:135)

On the Value of Patience:

  • “وَاصْبِرْ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُضِيعُ أَجْرَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ” (هود: ١١٥)
  • Translation: “And be patient, [O Muhammad], for indeed, Allah does not allow to be lost the reward of those who do good.” (Quran 11:115)

On Sincerity and Intention:

  • “إِنَّمَا الأَعْمَالُ بِالنِّيَّاتِ”
  • Translation: “Actions are [judged] by intentions.” (Hadith emphasizing the importance of pure motives)

On Self-Improvement

  • “إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُغَيِّرُ مَا بِقَوْمٍ حَتَّى يُغَيِّرُوا مَا بِأَنْفُسِهِمْ” (الرعد: ١١)
  • Translation: “Indeed, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.” (Quran 13:11)

On the Oneness of God:

  • “قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ” (الإخلاص: ١)
  • Translation: “Say: He is Allah, the One.” (Quran 112:1)

On Generosity and Charity:

  • “مَثَلُ الَّذِينَ يُنْفِقُونَ أَمْوَالَهُمْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ كَمَثَلِ حَبَّةٍ أَنْبَتَتْ سَبْعَ سَنَابِلَ فِي كُلِّ سُنْبُلَةٍ مِائَةُ حَبَّةٍ ۗ وَاللَّهُ يُضَاعِفُ لِمَنْ يَشَاءُ ۗ وَاللَّهُ وَاسِعٌ عَلِيمٌ” (البقرة: ٢٦١)
  • Translation: “The example of those who spend their wealth in the way of Allah is like a seed [of grain] which grows seven spikes; in each spike is a hundred grains. And Allah multiplies [His reward] for whom He wills. And Allah is all-Encompassing and Knowing.” (Quran 2:261)

On Brotherhood/Sisterhood and Avoiding Division:

  • “وَاعْتَصِمُوا بِحَبْلِ اللَّهِ جَمِيعًا وَلَا تَفَرَّقُوا” (آل عمران: ١٠٣)
  • Translation: “And hold firmly to the rope of Allah all together and do not become divided.” (Quran 3:103)

On Protecting the Environment:

  • “وَلَا تُفْسِدُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ بَعْدَ إِصْلَاحِهَا” (الأعراف 56)
  • Translation: “And cause not corruption upon the earth after its reformation.” (Quran 7:56)

On Striving in Allah’s Way

  • “وَالَّذِينَ جَاهَدُوا فِينَا لَنَهْدِيَنَّهُمْ سُبُلَنَا ۚ وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَمَعَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ” (العنكبوت: ٦٩)
  • Translation: “And those who strive for Us – We will surely guide them to Our ways. And indeed, Allah is with the doers of good.” (Quran 29:69)

On Hope and Mercy:

  • قُلْ يَا عِبَادِيَ الَّذِينَ أَسْرَفُوا عَلَى أَنْفُسِهِمْ لَا تَقْنَطُوا مِنْ رَحْمَةِ اللَّهِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ جَمِيعًا إِنَّهُ هُوَ الْغَفُورُ الرَّحِيمُ” (الزمر: 53)
  • Translation: “Say, “O My servants who have transgressed against themselves [by sinning], do not despair of the mercy of Allah. Indeed, Allah forgives all sins. Indeed, it is He who is the Forgiving, the Merciful.” (Quran 39:53)


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