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115+ Umar Ibn’Al Khattab Quotes with Images – 2016

Before sharing with you the Hazrat Umar Quotes let me share a brief introduction of Hazrat Umar R.A.

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He was the second caliph of Islam after Hazrat Abu Bakr R.A and He was one of those companions of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH gave the good news of paradise in the lifetime. The story of his life and how he became Muslim is truly a remarkable story which I will share in some other post in sha Allah.

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Interesting Information about Hazrat Umar R.A:

Hazrat Umar R.A was so caring and thoughtful of other people needs that during the time of famine and drought he would not eat food and suffice himself with half dates even when his stomach would rumble by saying that “Rumble as much as you want, for indeed, I will feed you nothing other than this until the situation of the people improves.”

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One Friday Umar R.A was late to come for Friday prayer and people were waiting for him to come and give Friday sermon. When he finally arrived, first he apologized with the people for coming late and later told that the reason for being late is that the clothes which I am wearing was in the process of cleansing and I have only one cloth.

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In another narration, when Umar R.A became the Khalifah he was seen delivering a sermon in a cloth with 12 different patches all over it. He was truly a remarkable ruler, organizer, and manager.

These incidents are just a sneak peek into the simple life and piety of Hazrat Umar R.A.  Here let me present to you one of the largest collection of quotes of Hazrat Umar over the internet.

115+ Hazrat Umar Quotes with Images – 2016

1. Death is the best teacher – Hazrat Umar Quotes

2. Do not forget about yourself whilst being concerned for others. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

3. Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

4. Save yourself from the Fires of Hell even if it means by doing a favor with half a date (fruit). If this too is not possible then with sweet words. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

5. To speak less is wisdom, to eat less is healthy, to sleep less is a prayer and there is peace in solitude. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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6. To laugh excessively is a sign of no remorse for death. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

7. Nothing is worse than avarice that destroys the mind, not even Alcohol. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

8. It is unbecoming of that person who sits with his hands folded and prays to ALLAH Ta’ala for sustenance. ALLAH does not rain down gold and silver from the heavens. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

9. The biggest gift after Iman (Faith) is your wives. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

10. Attain knowledge before old age settles in. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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11. Extravagance is also when a person eats whatever he wishes. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

12. The Strength in action is, never to put off what you can do today for tomorrow. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

13. Three things build love: To make Salam (greeting). To make space for a person in a gathering, To address a person in a respectable and good manner – Hazrat Umar Quotes


14. The relationship of true humility and genuine fear of ALLAH is with the heart and not by a show of outward actions. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

15. Judgments or Settlements in any cases should be done quickly, so that the accused, due to a prolonged period of time are not compelled to withdraw their accusation. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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16. Good behavior towards people is equivalent to wisdom, to request politely is half of knowledge, and to ascribe to sound policies is half of one’s livelihood. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

17. To educate a material person is like placing a sword in the hands of a robber. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

18. Good deeds are the fulfillment of one’s rights and to do good deeds is a substitute for bad deeds. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

19. Youth before old age and old age before death is a blessing of life. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

20. To forgive an oppressor is oppression upon the oppressed. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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21. When you combine lawful with unlawful gains then the unlawful contaminates the lawful gains though it may be little. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

22. Desire is never achieved without fear, nor manners and etiquette without formality, or happiness without peace or wealth without gifts or poverty without contentment, or dignity without politeness or Jihad (holy war) without diving guidance and assistance. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

23. Honor and dignity in this World are measured by wealth while honor and dignity in the Hereafter are measured by good deeds. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

24. One who guards his secrets is surely safe. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

25. The person who constantly discloses my faults to me is dearest to me. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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26. Fear that person who you dislike. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

27. He is an intelligent person who can translate his actions into good. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

28. There is never a chance of pain in the neck if one does not raise his head too high in the air. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

29. To stop sinning is easier than to bear the burden of seeking repentance. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

30. Remove your gaze from the splendor of the World. Do not let the love of this World enter your heart. Beware! The love of this World does not perhaps destroy you, just as it had destroyed previous nations. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

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31. Victory is gained through strategy and trust in ALLAH, not by wishful thinking. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

32. Be sympathetic towards the poor so that they may be able to speak and build courage. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

33. The most intelligent amongst you is he who fears ALLAH the most. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

34. Do not taunt and curse anyone for this gives rise to collective evils in a person. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

35. One should not judge a person by the number of Salaat (prayer) or Roza (fasting) but by his wisdom and honesty. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

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36. To die for the right is better than to live for falsehood. Courage is recommendable, cowardice is detestable, and falsehood is vulnerable to vanish! – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

37. Prayer is connected to the heart, not by mere apparent actions. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

38. The dearest of you as long as you have not met us are the best in names. But after we had seen you, the best of you to us are the best of you in character. When we scrutinize you, the dearest of you to us are the most truthful of you in speech. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

39. People were (sometimes) judged by the revealing of a Divine Inspiration during the lifetime of Allah’s Apostle (SallAllahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) but now there are no longer any new revelations. Now we judge you by the deeds you practice publicly, so we will trust and favor the one who does good deeds in front of us, and we will not call him to account about what he is really doing in secret, for Allah will judge him for that; but we will not trust or believe the one who presents to us with an evil deed even if he claims that his intentions were good. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

40. The best days we ever lived were by virtue of patience, and if patience were to take the shape of a man, he would be a noble and generous man. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

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41. Take yourself to account before you are taken into account, weigh your actions before they are weighed, and beautify yourself for the ultimate presentation. On that day, not the slightest secret will be hidden. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

42. Lower your gaze from the world and turn your heart away from it. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

43. I will inform you about what is lawful for me from the wealth of Allah: An outfit for the winter, an outfit for the summer, mount that I can ride upon for Hajj and Umrah, and food for my family, such as given to a man from the Quraish who is neither the richest nor the poorest among them. I am simply a man among the Muslim; I go through what they go through. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

44. Allah never obliterates evil with evil, but He erases evil with goodness. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

45. The death of a thousand worshipers is easier to bear than the death of a scholar who has knowledge of what Allah has permitted and forbidden. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

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46. Beware of bribery, and of ruling based on your desires. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

47. Do not be fooled by one who recites the Qur’an. His recitation is but speech but looks to those who act according to it. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

48. Learn knowledge and teach it to the people. Learn how to have yourselves an aura of dignity and peace. Be humble to those that have taught you knowledge, and be humble to those that you have taught knowledge. And do not be haughty scholars; otherwise, your knowledge will not rise due to your ignorance. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

49. Know that every habit comes by getting used to it. Get used to being patient and doing well. Be patient against whatever befalls you. It will make you fear Allah. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

50. Never think ill of the word that comes out of your believing brother’s mouth, as long as you can find a good excuse for it. – Umar Ibn Al Khattab

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51. Dedicate yourself to remembering Allah, for remembering Allah is a cure. And beware of remembering people, for the act of remembering people is a disease. – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

52. By Allah! If I had gold equal to the earth, I would have ransomed myself with it from the punishment of Allah.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

53. The one who laughs too much loses dignity; one who jokes too much loses respect; whoever does something a great deal, becomes known for it; one who speaks a great deal makes mistakes; one who makes many mistakes loses his sense of dignity. Whoever loses his sense of dignity loses his God-fearing and whoever loses his God-fearing is spiritually dead.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

54. Beware of filling your stomachs with food and drink, for it is harmful to the body and causes sickness and laziness in performing prayers. Be moderate in both food and drink, for that is healthier for your bodies and furthest removed from extravagance. A man will not be condemned until he favors his desires over his religion.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

55. Strive to listen to what comes out of the mouth of people who are obedient to Allah. Listen to what they have to say, for indeed, truth things are made manifest to them.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

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56. Help me against myself by enjoining good, forbidding evil, and sincerely advising me.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

57. O Allah, I am indeed harsh, so make me gentle; I am weak, so make me strong, and I am miserly, so make me generous.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

58. “Fear Allah, for that, is the fortune; indifference to Allah is misfortune.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

59. “May Allah bless the man who says less and does more.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

60. “Trust is that there should be no difference between what you do and say and what you think.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

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61. “Learn the Arabic language; it will sharpen your wisdom.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

62. “Luxury is an obstacle, and so is the fatness of the body.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

63. “A man may be as straight as an arrow, but even then he will have some critics.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

64. “Allah loves moderation and hates extravagance and excess.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

65. “He who went to the kings to seek favors went away from Allah.”  – Umar bIn  Al Khattab Quotes

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67. “Sit with those who love Allah, for that enlightens the mind.”  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

68. I have never regretted my silence. As for my speech, I have regretted it over and over again. – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

69. I looked at all friends and did not find a better friend than safeguarding the tongue. I thought about all dresses but did not find a better dress than piety. I thought about all types of wealth but did not find a better wealth than contentment in little. I thought of all types of good deeds but did not find a better deed than offering good advice. I looked at all types of sustenance but did not find a better sustenance than patience.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

70. Sit with those who constantly repent, for they have the softest hearts.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

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71. No man can have anything better to faith than a woman of righteous character, loving and child-bearing. And no man can have anything worse after unbelief than a sharp-tongued woman of bad character.  – Umar bIn Al Khattab Quotes

72. As long as you are pure of heart, you speak the truth. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

73. Earning of livelihood by following some profession is better than living on charity. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

74. Hold on to your Salah, because if you lose that, you will lose everything else. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

75. Do not depend on the morality of a person until you have seen him behave while in anger. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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76. Truth is Timeless, and returning to Truth is better than continuing in Falsehood – Hazrat Umar Quotes

77. To be alone means that you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

78. Sometimes the people with the worst past, create the best future – Hazrat Umar Quotes

79. The efficacy of a prayer depends not on the words but on the sincerity of intention. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

80. Get used to a rough life, for luxury does not last forever. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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81. The happiest of people is the one under whose care people are happy because of him, and the most miserable of people is the one under whose care people are miserable because of him. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

82. The most important of your affairs in my view is prayer; whoever prays regularly has protected his faith, but whoever neglects it, is bound to be more negligent in other issues of faith. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

83. Women are not a garment you wear and undress however you like. They are honored and have their rights. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

84. When you do not know a thing say so plainly. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

85. Let not your love become an attachment, nor your hate becomes destruction. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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86. Do not be misled by the hearing of anyone’s reputation. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

87. Forgive people so that Allah may forgive you. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

88. That which you do not wish for yourself, do not impose on others. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

89. For those who practice tyranny and deprive others of their rights, I will be harsh and stern, but for those who follow the law, I will be most soft and tender. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

90. I fear the day when the Kuffar are proud of their falsehood, and the Muslims are shy of their faith. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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91. Try as much as you can to mention death. For if you were having hard times in your life, then it would give you more hope and would ease things for you.  And if you were having an abundant affluence of living in luxury, then it would make it less luxurious. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

92. Death is teacher enough, true faith is wealth enough, and worship is action enough. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

93. A man should be like a child with his wives, but if they need him, he should act like a man – Hazrat Umar Quotes

94. When a man puts me a question, I judge of his intelligence. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

95. He who does not live in the way of his beliefs starts to believe in the way he lives. – Hazrat Umar Quotes

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96. The less of the World, the freer you live. – Omar Bin Khattab

97. Praise Allah, for by praise, His blessings multiply.  – Omar Bin Khattab

98. The wisest among you is he whose sustenance is the fear of Allah.  – Omar Bin Khattab

99. Preserve the sayings of those people who are indifferent to the world. They say only that what Allah wishes them to say.  – Omar Bin Khattab

100. Islam will be destroyed by the mistakes of scholars, the arguments of the hypocrites who misinterpret the Qur’an to support their views and misleading rulers.  – Omar Bin Khattab

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101. There are four types of oceans. Passions are the ocean of sins, the self (nafs) is the ocean of lust, death is the ocean of life, and the grave is the ocean of distress.  – Omar Bin Khattab

102. I know that you are a stone, you do not cause benefit or harm; and if it were not that I had seen Allâh’s Messenger (Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam) kiss you, I would never have kissed you.  – Omar Bin Khattab

103. Don’t forget your own self while preaching to others.  – Omar Bin Khattab

104. If Allah wants for a people ill, he gives them debates and takes away from them actions.  – Omar Bin Khattab

105. Renouncing the worldly pleasures is a comfort for both the human heart and body.  – Omar Bin Khattab

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106. Acquire knowledge before you become leaders and pride prevents you from learning and you live in ignorance.  – Omar Bin Khattab

107. IF your ruler is just, then praise God; but if he is unjust, pray to God to rid you of him.  – Omar Bin Khattab

108. He who wins through a fraud is not a winner. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

109. He who does not know evil will fall into it. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

110. Taqwa is not by praying all night and fasting all day but rather it is abiding by the commands of Allah and staying away from His prohibitions. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

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111. If a sheep dies on the shore of the Euphrates I fear lest Allah ask me to account for it on the Day of Resurrection. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

112. Sometimes forgiving a crime makes it even more dangerous. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

113. The best remedy for anger is silence. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

114. Do not keep hope from anyone else than Allah and do not fear anyone else than Allah. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

115. Those who spend their youth with caution save themselves with regret in old age. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

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116. Fulfill your promise in all situations, even If it is an enemy. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

117. Do not punish the person who steals because of extreme hunger. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

118. Everything has its beauty. The beauty of good deeds is they should be done as soon as possible. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

119. When your children become mature than marry them off to prevent their sins becoming yours. – Umar Bin Khattab Quotes

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  1. Ma sha Allah… This is a huge collection of Umar Ibn’Al Khattab quotes and I liked it very much. jazak’Allah for putting in a lot of effort.

  2. Umar ibn’Al Khattab was really a great personality of islam… his quotes are really inspirational for me.

  3. My favorite Hazrat Umar R.A Quotes is this: To speak less is wisdom, to eat less is healthy, to sleep less is a prayer and there is peace in solitude.

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