Uthman ibn Affan Quotes



Best 29 Quotes by Uthman ibn Affan

“Absorption in worldly affairs breeds darkness in the heart, and absorption in the affairs of the next world enkindles light in the heart”

“Acquire wisdom from the story of those who have already passed.”

“Allah the Exalted loves him who forgoes worldly life, the Angels love him who rejects the vices, and the Muslims love him who gives up greediness in respect of the Muslims.”

“Amongst the sinners, the gravest is he who finds the time, to discuss the faults of others.”

“Astonishing is he who finds death a reality, yet continues to laugh.”

“Astonishing is he who knows about fate yet mourns the loss of a thing.”

“Astonishing is he who knows this World will soon perish yet keeps close association with it.

“At times, to forgive or pardon a criminal makes the criminal more dangerous.”

“Concern with this world is darkness in the heart, but concern with the Hereafter is light in the heart.”

“Enjoin what is good and forbid what is evil before the worst amongst you are given authority over you and then when even the best of you make dua against them, their duas will not be accepted.”

“Had our hearts been pure, we would never tire with the Dhikr of Allaah.”

“I am astonished by that person who believes in Hell yet continues to sin.”

“If anyone stumbles then he must repent. If anyone errs then he must repent. And no one must insist on the path of destruction. If anyone insists on tyranny then he is far away from the path.”

“If our hearts were truly pure, we would never have our fill of the words of your Lord.”

“If the hearts are pure, they will never have enough from reciting Allah's words.”

“It is sufficient for you that the one who envies you is distressed at the time of your joy.”

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“Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.”


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“Knowledge combined with action is profitable and action without knowledge does not benefit anything.”

“Make a purpose for life, then utilize all your strength to achieve it, you would definitely be successful.”

“No one conceals something in his heart, but Allah causes it to be seen on his face or in a slip of the tongue.”

“No one does a good deed but Allah will make it show on him.”

“People are spies of your vices.”

“Silence is the best treatment for anger.”

“Take note of the fact that I am a follower of the religion and not an innovator.”

“The slip of the tongue is more dangerous than the slip of the feet.”

“Things may be achieved by means of authority that cannot be achieved by means of the Quran.”

“Three worldly things have been made dear to me: feeding the hungry, clothing the naked and reading the Qur'an.”

“To knowingly partake of the pleasure offered by this material World is to reduce the remaining rewards and good deeds.”

“To stop sinning is easier than to seek forgiveness.”

“Worrying about the dunya is a darkness in the heart, while worrying about akhirah is a light in the heart.”

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“I pray for the forgiveness of everyone at the end of every prayer.

If you keep your faith in Allah and His Messenger (peace be upon him), you will receive my prayers in your graves.”


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