Wisdom Quotes of Imam Al-Ghazali 21 – 30

IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #21

MAN NOT CREATED IN JEST

Know, O beloved, that man was not created in jest or at random, but marvelously made and for some great end. Although he is not form everlasting, yet he lives for ever; and though his body is mean and earthly, yet his spirit is lofty and divine.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #22

KNOW THANKFULNESS

Know that thankfulness is from the highest of stations, and it is higher than patience, fear, and detachment of the world.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #23

HALF OF DISBELIEF

Half of disbelief in Allah in the world is caused by people who make religion look ugly due to their bad conduct and ignorance.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #24

LOVE FOR GOD

Love for God is the farthest reach of all stations, the sun of the highest degrees, and there is no station after that of love, except its fruit and its consequences.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #25

SAFETY FROM FIERCE LION

A man who is being delivered from the danger of a fierce lion does not object, whether this service is performed by an unknown or an illustrious individual. Why, therefore, do people seek knowledge from celebrities?
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #26

MASTER YOUR EGO

All of a man's happiness is in his being the master of his ego, while all his suffering is in his ego being his master.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #27

MEN HAVE SUCH GOOD OPINION OF THEMSELVES

Men have such a good opinion of themselves, of their mental superiority and intellectual depth; they believe themselves so skilled in discerning the true from the false, the path of safety from those of error, that they should be forbidden as much as possible the perusal of philosophic writings.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #28

MEN WHOSE HEARTS

Men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #29

NEGLECT NOT YOUR TIME

Neglect not your time, nor use it haphazardly; on the contrary you should bring yourself to account. Structure your litanies and other practices during each day and night. This is how to bring about the spiritual blessing (baraka) in each period. If each of your breaths is a priceless jewel, Be not like the deceived fools who are joyous because each day their wealth increases while their life grows ever shorter.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #30

MERE PHYSICAL MAN

The mere physical man is like the ant crawling on the paper, who observes black lettering and attributes its production to the pen and nothing more.

Wisdom Quotes of Imam Al-Ghazali 11 – 20

IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #11

FOUR TRAITS

Four traits lift a person to the highest ranks, even if their works and knowledge are little: forbearance, humility, generosity, and good character. This is the perfection of faith.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #12

GUARD YOUR TONGUE

Take every effort to guard your tongue, as it is the strongest cause for your destruction.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #13

HALF OF DISBELIEF

Half of disbelief in Allah in the world is caused by people who make religion look ugly due to their bad conduct and ignorance.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #14

HAPPINESS OF THE DROP

The happiness of the drop is to die in the river.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #15

HE WHO BURIES HIS HEAD

He who buries his head deep into a nosebag full of food cannot hope to see the invisible world.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #16

AN HONORABLE PERSON

An honorable person won’t tell people how great they are, people will experience their greatness just by being with them.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #17

IF THOSE WHO DO POSSESS KNOWLEDGE

If those who do not possess knowledge avoid the scholarly discussions, disagreement will end.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #18

KNOWLEDGE EXISTS IN THE HUMAN SOUL

Knowledge exists potentially in the human soul like the seed in the soil; by learning the potential becomes actual.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #19

KNOWLEDGE WITHOUT ACTION

Knowledge without action is wastefulness and action without knowledge is foolishness.
IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #20

KNOWLEDGE WITHOUT ACTION

Knowledge without action is vanity, and action without knowledge is insanity.

Wisdom Quotes of Imam Al-Ghazali 1 – 10

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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #1

ADAPT A GENTLE TONE

Adopt a gentle tone when speaking, for verily the tone at times has a greater impact than the speech.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #2

A MAN OF BAD CHARACTER

A man of bad character punishes his own soul.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #3

DEAR FRIEND

Dear friend,
Your heart is a polished mirror. You must wipe it clean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #4

DESIRES MAKE SLAVES

Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #5

DO NOT ALLOW YOUR HEART

Do not allow your heart to take pleasure with the praises of people, nor be saddened by their condemnation,
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #6

DO NOT BUY ENMITY

Do not buy the enmity of one man for the love of a thousand men.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #7

THINK NOT THAT DEATH IS DEATH

Think not that death is death, nay, it is life.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #8

DRINK OUR RELIGION

It is sometimes said that we drink our religion with our mother's milk.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #9

EACH OF YOUR BREATH

Each of your breath is a priceless jewel, because it is irreplaceable; once it is gone, there is no return for it.
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IMAM GHAZALI QUOTE #10

FOR GOOD HEALTH

For good health, control your diet.

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