Humility is a gift from Allah that is to be sought and begged for, just as we implore Allah for such blessings as houses or wives. Man is deprived of a great blessing if he is deprived of humbleness. Our nafs tries its best to instill arrogance in us, which ultimately leads to our destruction. Our best weapon against our nafs is to remind ourselves of our origins
Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad
An oppressor is the unluckiest of men. When disaster strikes, no one will be his friend.
Shaykh Saadi Ra
Three things are indispensable for a believer in all conditions of
1. He should keep the commandments of God.
2. He should abstain
from the forbidden things.
3. He should be pleased with the decree of
Thus the least that is expected of a believer is that he should
not be without these three things. So he should make up his mind for these and talk to himself about them and keep his organs engaged in them.
Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani
The ailment of the body is in sickness and that of the heart is in sins. A delicious meal cannot benefit the body when the person is sick and likewise, the heart cannot taste the sweetness of worship if it is full of sins.
Hazrat Dhulnun al-Misri Ra