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25 Amazing Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes with Images – 2016 Collection

Before reading these wonderful Ibn Taymiyyah quotes let us know a little about Ibn Taymiyyah himself.

Ibn Taymiyyah full name is Taqi ad-Din Ahmad ibn Taymiyyah and he was born in 1263, January 22. He is famously known as the “Sheikh-ul-Islam” by his followers because of his knowledge and work. He is also thought to be a very influential figure in Wahhabi group of Muslims but he is held in high regard by almost all schools and sects of Islam.


These Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes provides glimpses of his works and intelligence with beautiful designs and pictures so that you can enjoy Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes and get benefit from them at the same time in sha Allah.

25 Amazing Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes – 2016 Collection

1. What can my enemies do to me? I have in my breast both my heaven and my garden. If i travel they are with me, never leaving me. Imprisonment for me is a chance to be alone with my Lord. To be killed is martyrdom and to be exiled from my land is a spiritual journey. – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

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2. Some people have the disease of criticising all the time. They forget the good about others and only mention their faults. They are like flies that avoid the good and pure places and land on the bad and wounds. This is because of the evil within the self and the spoiled nature – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

3. A calamity that makes you turn to Allah is better for you then a blessing which makes you forget the remembrance of Allah

4. Allah will support the just state even if it is led by unbelievers, but Allah will not support the oppressive state even if it is led by believers.  – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

5. Sins make the face ugly.  – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

6. Seek (beneficial) knowledge,
because seeking it for the sake of Allaah is a worship.
And knowing it makes you more God-fearing;
and searching for it is jihad,
teaching it to those who do not know is charity,
reviewing and learning it more is like tasbeeh.
Through knowledge Allaah will be known and worshiped.

7. What really counts are good endings, not flawed beginnings.  – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

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8. It is strange that a person may find it easy to protect himself from: eating Haraam, oppression and injustice, adultery, theft, drinking khamr (alcoholic drinks), and from unlawful looking, but it is hard for him to restrain the movement of his tongue. How often do we see people who are very cautious about falling into shameful deeds or injustice, but their tongue lashes against the living and the dead and they don’t mind it?. – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

9. Dhikr (remembrance of Allah) is to the heart as water is to a fish; see what happens to a fish when it is taken out of water.

10. Speech about people must be with knowledge and justice,, not with ignorance and in justice,, which is a sign of Ahl-ul-Bid’ah.

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11. The real prisoner is the one whose heart has been kept away from remembering his Lord, and the real captive is the one who has been captivated by his whims and desires. – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

12. The sincere heart and the pious supplications – are soldiers which can never be defeated.  – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

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13. Beautiful leaving (hajr), is to leave without harming, beautiful pardoning is to pardon without rebuking, and beautiful patience is to be patient without complaining.

14. Every punishment from Him is pure justice and every blessing from Him is pure grace.  – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

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15. This whole religion revolves around knowing the truth and acting by it, and action must be accompanied by patience.

16. Avoiding the temptation to sin and being patient upon that, is greater than being patient whilst being afflicted with trials.

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17. If you correct your hidden deeds subsequently, Allaah will correct your outward deeds. – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

18. Perpetually is the servant either the recipient of a blessing from Allaah, in which case he is need of gratitude; or he is the perpetrator of sin, in which case he is in need of repentance; he is always moving from one blessing to another and is always is in need of repentance. – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

19. If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant?

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20. The more the servant loves his Master, the less will he love other objects and they will decrease in number The less the servant loves his Master, the more will he love other objects and they will increase in number.


21. The one who is truly imprisoned is the one whose heart is imprisoned from Allah and the captivated one is the one whose desires have enslaved him.

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22. Worship is founded upon the Legal Law and following it, not upon ones base desires and innovation. – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

23. Sins are like chains and locks preventing their perpetrator from roaming the vast garden of tawhid and reaping the fruits of righteous actions. – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

24. “In this world, man finds in the remembrance of Allah, praising Him and worshipping Him, a delight that is in­ comparable to anything else.”

25. Don’t depend on anayone, because even your own shadows leaves you in darkness.  – Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes

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