The Prophet Muhammad (S), although the leader of one of the world’s greatest religious and spiritual traditions, still remains obscured and misunderstood to many throughout the world.
The following short selection of Prophet Muhammad quotes have been chosen to help convey the essence of his message and teaching, and to help clarify the divine purpose of Islam, namely, to establish the conditions for the awakening and enlightenment of humanity, both individually and collectively.
When approached as intended by the Prophet (S), Islam, the Way, is a path of sweetness and illumination, a religion of excellence, light and love. The following Prophet Muhammad quotes are but a taste of this divine nectar.
“Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.”
“There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.”
“You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.”
“The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.”
“Conduct yourself in this world as if you are here to stay forever, and yet prepare for eternity as if you are to die tomorrow.”
“Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.”
“Verily, God is Compassionate and is fond of compassion, and He gives to the compassionate what He does not give to the harsh.”
“The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.”
“Who is the most favored of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.”
“It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad, and it is better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent, but silence is better than idle words.”