Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips Quotes

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become, and the same is true of fame.

Don’t waste your tears on your broken relationship with someone you love, invest your tears to strengthen your relationship with Allah.

Allah does not love sins, but He loves to forgive. Allah does not love sinners, but He loves those who repent.

Shaytaan will try to make you think you’re too sinful to be forgiven, but remember true believers have hope in the mercy of Allah.

Allah loved you even before your parent’s were able to show you kindness.

Don’t panic and lose hope even if there’s a mountain in your path… Talk to the One who created the mountains.

When you succeed, you earn something. When you fail, you learn something. You need both.

When we lose someone or something it is a reminder that nothing in this world is permanent.

Think of all the acts you would hate to be doing whilst the angel of death comes to take your soul. Then give them up for the sake of Allah.

When you decide to trust Allah, you will reduce a lot of stress in your life.

Being born a Muslim doesn’t make you a better person nor auto qualify you for Jannah. It’s not how you start the race, it’s how you end it!

A fast cure for DEPRESSION! Fast properly every other day and do sincere sujood ash-Shukr for 3-5 minutes daily for a month. Allah willing, the bonds of your depression will be undone.

Allah sometimes removes a person from your life for your own good. Don’t run after them.

Allah said, “Is there any reward for good other than good?” Soorah ar-Rahmaan, verse 60. So let us not think twice before doing good, as it is more to our benefit than to the benefit of others.

Allah has a plan. A plan is far greater than you can imagine. Stop worrying, stop stressing, and trust Him!

Why create a Haram love story when a Halal love story has already been written for you by Allah.

Allah’s Mercy shouldn’t be taken for granted and His punishment shouldn’t make one lose hope in His Mercy.

When someone becomes a Muslim they need more than kind words, they need friendship and support.

Talk to Allah and tell Him your problems, because only He can solve them

The best gift you can give to children, is teaching them to pray.

Think of all the acts you would hate to be doing whilst the angel of death comes to take your soul. Then give them up for the sake of Allah.

Being a Muslim is more than just going to the masjid – Allah wants your ‘attention’ not just your ‘attendance’.

A wife and a husband should be regarded as friends for the sake of Allah. And that friendship is above material needs; each encouraging the other one to do good deeds, which are pleasing to Allah.

Dont forget to thank Allah for every good He has blessed you with and every bad He has saved you from.

Love for the sake of Allah is a journey that leads you to the worthiest of destinations. Do not settle for anything less.

Never let your Salah be a mindless routine. Pray to reflect, to review, and more importantly to remember.

The more you seek and grow in your relationship with Allah, the less attractive sin is. Give Allah the desires of your heart.

Don’t look down on others because they had a bad past. Remember they could create the best future and you’d have lost out by belittling them.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Don’t panic and lose hope even if there’s a mountain in your path…talk to the One who created the mountains.

It takes many moments to build respect but can easily be lost in just one quick moment. Be mindful of how you portray yourself to others.

Allah will lift you up when you’re down. He’ll make you strong when you’re weak. He’ll guide your path when you lose your way.

Let the love of Allah in your heart be the light that guides you through your darkest moments.

When you’re confident and satisfied with who Allah made you be, the opinions of others are just a bonus.

Happiness is a state of mind. Actively recognize your blessings, we’ve got so much to be thankful for.

Allah’s Mercy is limitless, so don’t limit yourselves in seeking it.

When nikah becomes expensive, Zina becomes cheap. Keep weddings as simple and affordable as possible.

Never give up making dua to Allah. It may not happen now, it may not happen next month, but it will happen when Allah knows is best for you.

Focus on the small things you can do right now, not the big things you can’t. Small changes can make a BIG difference in the end.

When Allah has selected you, it doesn’t matter who else has rejected or neglected you. Allah’s favor outweighs all opposition.

Train your mind to see the good in everything. Positivity is a choice. The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.

How fortunate are those that love Allah. They never have to depart from their Beloved.

When you have nothing left except Allah then you will find that Allah is always enough for you.

May Allah guide us all closer to that which increases our love for Him. Ameen

Never give up on yourself! Even when things seem difficult, be patient, make dua, work hard, and rely on Allah. ‪#‎DoNotGiveUp‬

The closer you want to be with Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in the akhirah, the closer you need to be to his Sunnah in the Dunya.

Many problems will be resolved quickly and smoothly when you take them to Allah in prayer, not to social networks or friends.

Sometimes Allah humbles us by bringing us to our knees by breaking our arrogance.

Worried? Frustrated? Sad? Depressed? Stressed? Let’s pray it all away. In sujood, we’ll find the greatest comfort and feel our souls lighten.

Make matters well between you and Allah, and Allah will make matters well between you and people.

He who avoids complaint invites happiness – Abu Bakr (may Allah be pleased with him)

One day you will look back and be grateful that some of your dua’s weren’t fulfilled.

The winner is the one who has Allah but may have lost everything, and the loser is the one who has lost Allah but gained everything.

Salah is the first thing you will be questioned about, so do not make it the last thing on your mind.

When you lose something, don’t think of it as a loss; accept it as the gift that gets you on the path you were meant to travel on.

Remember: Allah is The One who gave us this hardship as a test, and He is The One to take us out of it.

Feeling pain? Remember that Allah knows how much it hurts, the wisdom behind it, and how to relieve you of it.

Whatever challenge you’re currently facing, it’s no match for Allah. Keep your faith. Allah will always deliver the best for you. ‪#‎TrustAllah‬

Our parents were patient when we were young, now it’s our time to be patient during their old age.

Unfortunately some Muslims will line up at stores for hours for a good deal on a sale, but come late to Salah to get what money cannot buy. ‪#‎Priorities‬

Living for Allah means focusing less on who you are, and focusing more on who Allah wants you to be.

Live in such a way that those who know you but don’t know Allah, will come to know Allah because they know you.

Don’t judge anyone when they are down, but judge them on how they rise up. The rise is always harder than the fall.

Allah’s friends are those who are constant and sincere in obedience to Him. A friend (Wali) of Allah is one who is close to Him because of his devotion to Him, through obeying His commands and shunning the acts which he has forbidden.

Be with someone who reminds you of Allah.

The Prophet said, “A person is likely to follow the faith of his friend, so be careful whom you befriend.” [Abu Daawood & Tirmithi]

Salah is not an option, it is an obligation. Plan your day to work around the five daily prayers.

Feeling pain? Remember that Allah knows how much it hurts, the wisdom behind it, and how to relieve you of it.

Beware of being found where Allah prohibited you to be, and beware of being absent from where Allah commanded you to be.

When we start to recognize our own weaknesses, we begin to be more forgiving of the weaknesses in others.

Ignoring problems will never make them go away. Face them with the help of Allah, and they can be overcome.

When we pray, Allah hears more than we say, answers with more than we ask, and gives more than we imagine, in His own time and in His own way.

Don’t feel shy to show your weaknesses to Allah, because He is the only one who will help you turn them into strengths.

People remember our bad deeds and forget the good we have done, whereas the Almighty remembers our good deeds and forgives the bad we have done

Quran contains the ultimate solution for all our problems. It contains a remedy and cure for spiritual, psychological, and emotional ailments.

Pleasing people is impossible but pleasing Allah is easy. Strive to please Him and everything else will fall into place

The Quran was sent to benefit humankind, not as decoration for our houses. Read it, understand it, immerse yourself in its beauty, apply it and teach it to others.

Nothing is more beautiful than a friend who helps you practice your deen (religion). Be that kind of a friend.

Allah has created us with free will and one of the consequences of having free will is that we commit errors. However, Allah has provided a door for us; the door to salvation, REPENTANCE. Therefore, repent.

Salaat was prescribed to prevent evil speech. If one prays but still is evil in their speech, their Salaat is not the one that Allah prescribed. Dr Bilal

Islam is not a new religion. It is the same message revealed by God to all of His prophets, beginning with Adam and including Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. God is not the author of confusion, He only revealed one true religion for humankind; Islam: submission to the will of God.

People often plan to be religious in their old age, when they can no longer enjoy the fast corrupt life. However, they usually die before getting a chance or illness prevents them from the acts of worship they desire to perform.

The Qur’an states that the essence of prayer is the remembrance of Allah. We pray to remember Allah and to be conscious of Him on a regular basis in order to be guided in our lives.

A person who is unable to practice Islam in one place is obliged to migrate to another place where he can practice Islam. This is the essence of the Hijrah (Migration of the Prophet [pubh]), the turning point for the establishment of the Islamic way of life.

The more one lies the weaker his faith gets and the more one is truthful, the stronger his faith gets.

Islamic principles do not contradict human reason nor are they unintelligible. Instead, they free the human intellect from irrationality.

The fact that some prayers to others besides Allah appear to be answered does not mean that those called on besides Allah are actually answering them.

If a person finds himself unable to identify guidance or that there are barriers between himself and guidance, he should realize that he is in a dangerous state.

The first and foremost vital quality for a wife is righteousness.

If the Hereafter is our focus then it would be reflected in our conversation. What do you spend most of your time talking about?

Try to make your Prayer as “Real” as possible.

Belief in Allaah means accepting that nothing takes place in the universe without His permission, then only Allaah deserves humankind’s complete trust.

If God could be seen in this life, the tests of this life would be pointless.

It is proven by modern research that faith improves our state of well-being and gives us a shot at being happy.

The lives of true believers are balanced between the extremes of human behavior. They neither become so happy with life’s successes that they forget Allah nor do they become so depressed with life’s difficulties and failures that they lose hope in Allah.

If wealth is used according to divine instructions, it benefits those who have it in both worlds. But if it is used selfishly, it becomes a curse in this life and a cause for punishment in the next.

Before you had that problem, Allah already had the solution.

Be kind to people. The person you took for granted today may turn out to be the only person you need tomorrow.

You hate your life, while some people dream of having your life.

When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our mind, our health, and our happiness. Forgive instead.

All the money in the world won’t buy you happiness. Verily, it’s in the remembrance of Allah that hearts finds rest.

When you stand composed in salah, be honored that you’ve been blessed to connect with Allah.

Let your heart tell Allah that you love Him and let your actions tell others that you love Allah.

Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had.

Teach your kids Quran, and Quran will teach them everything.