If your busy with yourself now, you will be busy with yourself then. If you are busy with Allah now, you will be with Him then.
Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves.
Man's nature is made up of four elements, which produce in him four attributes, namely, the beastly, the brutal, the satanic, and the divine. In man there is something of the pig, the dog, the devil, and the saint.
He who buries his head deep into a nosebag full of food cannot hope to see the invisible world.
Your heart is a polished mirror. You must wipe it dean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned.
Whoever passes forty without his virtue overpowering his vice, let him get ready for hellfire. This advice contains enough for people of knowledge.
Understand that for every rule which I have mentioned from the Quran, the Devil has one to match it, which he puts beside the proper rule to cause error.
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.
A man of bad character punishes his own soul.
Knowledge without action is wastefulness and action without knowledge is foolishness.
Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which sometimes helps me and sometimes opposes me.
Whoever says that all music is prohibited, let him also claim that the songs of birds are prohibited.