Yasir Qadhi’s Quotes

YasirQadhi: Asiya was tested with the Pharaoh, yet she still managed to become the best woman. A Muslim does not use his/her situation as an excuse!!

YasirQadhi: Don’t say, ‘It’s my goal to…’ when you are not working towards it. A goal without a concrete plan of action is merely a wish.
YasirQadhi: The world is a shadow: if you run after it, you will not catch it, but if you turn your back to it, it will follow you ~ Ibn al-Qayyim.
YasirQadhi: My faults are numerous, but I thank Allah that I am aware of many of them, and continue to battle them and do not despair from solving them.
YasirQadhi: O Allah! Ours sins are sacrilegious in light of Your Blessings, and were it not for Your Love and Mercy, we would not merit anything!
YasirQadhi: Sincerity emits a fragrance that can be detected by surrounding hearts.
YasirQadhi: AlGhafoor forgives a sin no matter how large it is. alGhaffar continues to forgive sin after sin. Allah forgives ALL sins if we turn to Him.
YasirQadhi: Admitting one’s mistake increases one’s honor; making excuses for it transforms it into a crime.
YasirQadhi: No matter how far you have travelled down the wrong road, turn back. ~ Turkish proverb.
YasirQadhi: Every love that leads away from His love is in fact a punishment; only a love that leads to His love is a heartfelt & pure love ~ Ibn Qayyim
YasirQadhi: The smaller a sin is in your eyes, the greater it is in Allah’s, and the greater it is in your eyes, the smaller it is in Allah’s ~Ibn Qayim
YasirQadhi: Divest yourself of passivity ~ Martin Luther King.
YasirQadhi: Being happy is not in finding perfection, but in learning to look beyond imperfections.
YasirQadhi: The successful marriage is not when you can live in peace with your wife, but when you can’t live in peace without her.
YasirQadhi: If the people who worry about what they don’t have started counting the riches they do have, they would stop worrying.
YasirQadhi: Going to the masjid is refreshing: not only does one get immense reward, it also uplifts the soul and brings serenity to the heart.
YasirQadhi: “If a person truly recognizes his worth, then what will he gain from the praise of the people?” ~ Imam Ahmad.
YasirQadhi: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changinghimself.”  Tolstoy
YasirQadhi: When a worshipper prostrates to his Lord, his worries fall off his shoulders  and remain discarded on the ground as he rises back up.
YasirQadhi: To be happy at the fault of others is a clear indication of a personal fault in you.
YasirQadhi: You can’t plan a better tomorrow if you’re trapped thinking about yesterday.
YasirQadhi: To be imprisoned behind bars is a loss, but to be imprisoned by one’s own desires and to become a slave to one’s self is the ultimate loss.

YasirQadhi: If we can’t be mature enough to be critical of ourselves, of what use is it to immaturely criticize others?

YasirQadhi: Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you don’t have, for what you have is desired by many around the world who don’t have.

YasirQadhi: Only by humbling oneself will one truly rise.

YasirQadhi: Three things cannot long be hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
— Confucious.

YasirQadhi: Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you don’t have, for what you have is desired by many around the world who don’t have.

YasirQadhi: What lies before us can easily be conquered by what lies within us.

YasirQadhi: A Muslim becomes the message he wishes to convey before preaching the message he wishes to convey.

YasirQadhi: Worrying too much about tomorrow’s problems will only succeed in ruining today’s joys.

YasirQadhi: It is only an ignorant person who assumes himself to be knowledgeable; a true person of knowledge views himself to be ignorant.

YasirQadhi: Acts of worship empower and uplift us because Allah created us to worship Him. So by worshipping Him, we fulfill our purpose in being here.

YasirQadhi: A smile is the best thing you can say without speaking – in fact, many times it is more effective than speaking.

YasirQadhi: How is it that someone cannot be patient, when the Quran says: “Allah is with those who are patient” [al-Baqarah: 153] ?

YasirQadhi: Shared joy is double the joy; shared sorrow is half the sorrow.

YasirQadhi: “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”
— Japanese Proverb

YasirQadhi: Families are like chocolate fudge – mostly sweet with a few odd nuts!  ~ Anonymous.

YasirQadhi: “Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing about” ~ Benjamin Franklin.

YasirQadhi: All too often, we use that which is impossible as an excuse to stop us from doing that which is possible.

YasirQadhi: We cannot change the past to rewrite a better beginning, but we can work for the future and strive for a better ending.

YasirQadhi: Too many of us waste our lives dreaming our dreams; what is required is to wake up and work towards achieving them.

YasirQadhi: The most successful person is not one who has a message but rather one whose life itself becomes his message.

YasirQadhi: Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less ~ Ken Blanchard.

YasirQadhi: Forgiving someone who has wronged you won’t make yesterday’s pain disappear, but it will allow tomorrow’s happiness to grow.

YasirQadhi: ‘Having Iman is like riding a plane – the higher you go, the smaller the things on Earth appear’ ~ Sh. Safi Khan.

YasirQadhi: The sweetness of tahajjud is found in prolonged sujood.

YasirQadhi: If you want others to think the best of you, you need to start by thinking the best of them.

YasirQadhi: Never say something today that you have to apologize for tomorrow.


3 thoughts on “Yasir Qadhi’s Quotes

  1. truly beautiful and inspiring. May Allah (SWT) give the person who put this together, the person who spoke them and the people reading this, the highest level of jannah Inshaallah!

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