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35 Imam Ali Quotes On Life, Knowledge And Love

Imam Ali was born in Mecca on Friday, on thirteenth Rajab, thirty years after the Year of the Elephant (c.570). He was grateful for his kindness. He was married to the daughter of the Prophet, Bibi Fatima. He was the first of the family and of the Companions to trust in God and His Believer. He was the first male whom the Prophet, may God bless him and his family, called to Islam and who answered. He never stopped supporting the religion and struggling against the polytheists. He constantly defended the faith and fought against those who supported deviation and dictatorship. Imam Ali quotes will inspire you to seek knowledge, find peace and happiness.

He spread the teachings of the sunnah (the practice of the Prophet) and the Qur’an, judged with justice, and enjoined to do good. Ali was also known because of his outstanding qualities of merit, judgment, and perfection, such as being the first of the community to enter the faith, his superiority in the knowledge of the laws, his superiority in fighting (jihad), and the difference which set him apart in the extent of his goodness, simplicity, and morality. Also, he had been specially singled out by the Prophet from his relations because of the qualities which no other relation had.

imam ali quotes

35 Imam Ali Quotes

  1. “The intellect is what arrives at what is correct through reasoning, and recognizes what has not yet happened through what has already taken place.” Imam Ali
  2. “If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.” Imam Ali
  3. “Treat people in such a way and live amongst them in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you live they crave for your company.” Imam Ali
  4. “Never let anything occupy you from working for the Hereafter, for indeed the time is short.” Imam Ali
  5. “My favorite words by a servant to Allah are: ‘O’ Allah, there is no god but you. O’ Allah, I worship none but you. O’ Allah, I don’t associate any partners with you. O’ Allah, I wronged myself, so forgive me from my sins, for none can forgive sins but you.” Imam Ali

  6. “The tongue is like a lion. If you let it loose, it will wound someone.” Imam Ali

  7. “The worth of a man is according to his courage, his truthfulness is according to his balance of temper, his valor is according to his self–respect, and his chasteness is according to his sense of shame.” Imam Ali
  8. “Through patience, great things are accomplished.” Imam Ali
  9. “The leaders are from Quraysh. Whoever abandons the people by a span is one who pulls the head of Islam from his neck.” Imam Ali
  10. “A person’s intellect becomes apparent through his dealings, and a man’s character is known by the way he exercises authority.” Imam Ali
  11. “Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all, it is only in the darkest nights that the stars shine more brilliantly.” Imam Ali

  12. “The most unfortunate of all men is he who cannot find a few friends during his lifetime, but still more unfortunate is he who finds one but loses him [because of his behavior].” Imam Ali
  13. “Quite often, a tongue destroys a person.” Imam Ali
  14. “He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, and he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.” Imam Ali
  15. “He who puts himself in condition of ill repute should not blame those who entertain bad ideas about him.” Imam Ali
  16. “To make one good action succeed another is the perfection of goodness.” Imam Ali

  17. “A person is weighed by his speech and valued by his action. So say that which is weighty and do that which has great value.” Imam Ali
  18. “The intellect is a king and characteristics are its subjects, so if it is weak in governing them, disorder takes place.” Imam Ali
  19. “If I narrated from the messenger of Allah peace be upon him, I would rather fall from the sky than attribute to him something he didn’t say.” Imam Ali
  20. “The biggest shame is to mock at something that you have in yourself.” Imam Ali
  21. “Keep in company of people of virtue; you will become one of them. Keep aloof from people of vice; you will remain safe from them.” Imam Ali

  22. “Meet up and recite the narrations in remembrance, otherwise they would be erased (from your memory).” Imam Ali
  23. “Do not be a slave to others when God has created you free.” Imam Ali
  24. “The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest.” Imam Ali
  25. “People act like mirrors; friends reflect your good qualities and enemies your faults.” Imam Ali
  26. “Those fortune-tellers are the soothsayers of Persians. Whosoever goes to a soothsayer and believes what he says has disassociated himself from the teachings of Muhammad – peace be upon him – .” Imam Ali

  27. “The intellect is a natural disposition which learns from experience.” Imam Ali
  28. “A man’s measure is his will.” Imam Ali
  29. “Remember that people are of two kinds, they are either your brothers in religion or your brothers in mankind.” Imam Ali
  30. “There is peace in solitude, away from the evils of people.” Imam Ali
  31. Knowledge is a venerable estate; good manners are new dresses, and thinking is clear mirror.” Imam Ali

  32. “Be obscure and do not attempt to be famous, do not elevate yourself in order to be remembered. Learn and conceal, find safety in silence, you will please the righteous people and you will outrage the wicked.” Imam Ali
  33. “The intellect is better than desire, for the intellect makes you a king over your destiny, and desire makes you a slave of your destiny.” Imam Ali
  34. “When you are unable to resolve something through trying and praying, leave the decision to God as God always decides better for His followers.” Imam Ali
  35. “Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” Imam Ali

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