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Mālik b. Dīnār said, 

❝If the dunyā consisted of temporary gold, and the Hereafter of eternal sand, then a smart person should choose the eternal sand and ignore the temporary gold!”

I say: ‘Well, then how difficult can our choice really be, when we know that the dunyā consists of temporary sand and the Hereafter consists of eternal gold?’❞

(al-Qurṭubī, al-Jāmiʿ li-Aḥkām al-Qurʾān: 20/22)

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Some of the valuable Islamic quotes : ✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿✿ 1) Charity averts impending calamities.✿ 2) Wish not for death before its time comes.✿ 3) Paradise lies at the feet of your mother.✿

Asalamu'alaikum   "It used to be said when winter came: 'O people of the Qur'an, the night has become long so you can pray (more) and the day has become short for you to fast.' "   ~‘Ubayd b. ‘Um

Asalamu'alaikum     What is this world but a dream that a sleeper sees - he delights in it for a few moments, and then wakes up to face reality.   ~Hasan Al-Basree.

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Play the Long Game  ?

لو فرج الله عن يوسف في أول ابتلائه ، لما آلت إليه خزائن مصر... قد يطول البلاء ليعظم العطاء... فثق بالله و لا تستعجل

❝ If Allah granted relief to Prophet Yusuf at the first hurdle of his weariness (and fatigue), then contrast that with the treasures of Egypt that came to him... One's trial/tribulation may be prolonged in order to magnify the gifting... Trust in Allah and do not be in haste. ❞

~ عبد العزيز الشثري

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On 5/15/2013 at 1:50 PM, bbm786 said:

''Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.'' [imam Abu Hanifa r.a]

It can also be said that:

"Blessed is the man who dies, but the good done by him survives."


May Allah ta'ala make us amongst them.

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Be Keen In Fulfilling Needs Of Others

Ibn Al Qayyīm رحمه الله narrates that Ibn Taymīyyāḥ (رحمه الله) used to race towards the fulfilling of people's needs very earnestly,  because he knew that everytime he helped someone, Allāh would help him.

[Rawdat-al Muhibbin 1/168]

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"𝘼𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙨𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚, 𝙛𝙚𝙬 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙗𝙚𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨.
𝘼𝙣𝙙 𝙖𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙨𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙗𝙚𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨, 𝙛𝙚𝙬 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙚𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙.
𝘼𝙣𝙙 𝙖𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙨𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙚𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙, 𝙛𝙚𝙬 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙙𝙤𝙚𝙧𝙨.
𝘼𝙣𝙙 𝙖𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙨𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙙𝙤𝙚𝙧𝙨, 𝙛𝙚𝙬 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙘𝙚𝙧𝙚."

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‏العمل بغير إخلاص ولا اقتداء -بالنبي عليه الصلاة والسلام- كالمسافر يملأُ جرابه رملا يثقله ولا ينفعه

"Offering deeds without ikhlās and without following the Prophet ﷺ is like a traveler who fills his pouch with sand, it only burdens him and brings him no benefit."

~الفوائد (٤٩)

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