Excellent Quotes by Imam al-Ghazali

Quotes by Imam Ghazali, read and download quotes by the famous scholar who wrote on a variety of subjects including jurisprudence, theology, mysticism and philosophy.

26 Islamic Quotes from Imam Ghazali.

Picture with quote of Loving kindness among the servants of Allah is one who desires for the creation of Allah what he desires for himself, and the highest part of that is to prefer them over himself.

Prefer others over yourself

Loving kindness among the servants of Allah is one who desires for the creation of Allah what he desires for himself, and the highest part of that is to prefer them over himself.

Picture with quote of If the first inward thought is not warded off, it will generate a desire, then the desire will generate a wish, and the wish will generate an intention, and the intention will generate the action, and the action will result in ruin and divine wrath. So evil must be cut off at its root, which is when it is simply a thought that crosses the mind, from which all the other things follow on.

Thought becomes actions

If the first inward thought is not warded off, it will generate a desire, then the desire will generate a wish, and the wish will generate an intention, and the intention will generate the action, and the action will result in ruin and divine wrath. So evil must be cut off at its root, which is when it is simply a thought that crosses the mind, from which all the other things follow on.

Picture with quote of Only that believer is graced with the blessings and benefits of Friday, who looks forward for it most anxiously and eagerly; and wretched is the negligent one who is least interested in it and who does not even know in the morning which day has dawned.

Wait for Friday

Only that believer is graced with the blessings and benefits of Friday, who looks forward for it most anxiously and eagerly; and wretched is the negligent one who is least interested in it and who does not even know in the morning which day has dawned.

Picture with quote of The real friend is the one who, when you ask him to follow you, doesn

Real friend

The real friend is the one who, when you ask him to follow you, doesn't ask Where? but gets up and goes.

Picture with quote of Al-Muhaymin. The meaning of this term in respect of Allah Most High is that He brings about the actions, sustenance and life span of His creatures. Moreover, He brings (these) about for them through the instrumentality of His knowledge, control and preservation of them.

Al-Muhaymin

Al-Muhaymin. The meaning of this term in respect of Allah Most High is that He brings about the actions, sustenance and life span of His creatures. Moreover, He brings (these) about for them through the instrumentality of His knowledge, control and preservation of them.

Picture with quote of Al-Mumin is the one to whom safety and security are attributed in view of the fact that he supplies that which brings them into being and therewith blocks the avenues leading to fear.

Al-Mumin

Al-Mumin is the one to whom safety and security are attributed in view of the fact that he supplies that which brings them into being and therewith blocks the avenues leading to fear.

Picture with quote of Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which sometimes helps me and sometimes opposes me.

The difficult soul

Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which sometimes helps me and sometimes opposes me.

Picture with quote of What is destined will reach you, even if it be beneath two mountains.
What is not destined will not reach you, even if it be between your two lips.

Destiny will reach you

What is destined will reach you, even if it be beneath two mountains. What is not destined will not reach you, even if it be between your two lips.

Picture with quote of The tongue is very small and light but it can take you to the greatest heights and it can put you in the lowest depths.

Beware what you say

The tongue is very small and light but it can take you to the greatest heights and it can put you in the lowest depths.

Picture with quote of Even if a person reads and teaches a hundred thousand books on intellectual and knowledgeable issues but does not act on any of it, then it will not benefit him at all...

Act upon knowledge

Even if a person reads and teaches a hundred thousand books on intellectual and knowledgeable issues but does not act on any of it, then it will not benefit him at all...

Picture with quote of ...Know that true obedience to Allah and true worship of Him involves following the commands and prohibitions of Shariah in both word and acts...

True obediance to Allah

...Know that true obedience to Allah and true worship of Him involves following the commands and prohibitions of Shariah in both word and acts...

Picture with quote of As-Salam is the one whose essence is free from imperfection, His attributes from any trace of deficiency and His actions from evil. Since this is the case, there is no perfect, unimpaired state of being in existence except that which is ascribed to and emanates from Him.

As-Salam

As-Salam is the one whose essence is free from imperfection, His attributes from any trace of deficiency and His actions from evil. Since this is the case, there is no perfect, unimpaired state of being in existence except that which is ascribed to and emanates from Him.

Picture with quote of Al-Malik is the one whose essence and attributes are independent of all existing things, but everything in existence is dependent upon (in need of) Him.

Al-Malik

Al-Malik is the one whose essence and attributes are independent of all existing things, but everything in existence is dependent upon (in need of) Him.

Picture with quote of Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem. These two names are derived from rahma (mercy). (The concept of) mercy necessitates one who is an object of mercy, for no one is an object of mercy unless he is in need. Ar-Rahman is the one by means of whom the needs of the needy persons are satisfied in such a way that neither intent, volition nor solicitude are involved. The one in need is not called Raheem.

Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem

Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem. These two names are derived from rahma (mercy). (The concept of) mercy necessitates one who is an object of mercy, for no one is an object of mercy unless he is in need. Ar-Rahman is the one by means of whom the needs of the needy persons are satisfied in such a way that neither intent, volition nor solicitude are involved. The one in need is not called Raheem.

Picture with quote of Allah is the name of the existent, the one who is entitled to the divine attributes, the one who is qualified by the qualities of lordship. He is unique in terms of authentic existence.

The name of Allah

Allah is the name of the existent, the one who is entitled to the divine attributes, the one who is qualified by the qualities of lordship. He is unique in terms of authentic existence.

Picture with quote of Al-Quddus is the one who is above every description which human perception could apprehend, the imagination could grasp, the fancy could reach, the innermost consciousness could pervade and thereby have an understanding of Him, or the reflection could determine.

Al-Quddus

Al-Quddus is the one who is above every description which human perception could apprehend, the imagination could grasp, the fancy could reach, the innermost consciousness could pervade and thereby have an understanding of Him, or the reflection could determine.

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