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Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya was a 14th century Islamic scholar and theologian. He is best known for his commentary on the Quran, Tafsir Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah. His works have been translated to English and are available in print form as well as online. For many, he is considered one of the most important figures in Islamic history, both because of his knowledge of Islam and also because he was a practicing physician who treated patients during an outbreak of plague in Damascus.
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Summary

About Ibn Qayyim

birth of the author

Born:
January 29, 1292

death of the author

Died:
September 15, 1350

religion of the author

Religion:
Islam

date of the author

Era:
Mamluk

country of the author

Region:
Sham

college of the author

Alma Mater:
Al-Madrasa Al-Jawziyya

occupation of the author

Occupation:
Scholar

IBN QAYYIM QUOTES RELATED TO THE HEART

If the heart becomes hardened, the eye becomes dry.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

A real man is one who fears the death of his heart, not of his body.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Beware of preoccupying your heart with what it has not been created for.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

When there is money in your hand and not in your heart, it will not harm you even if it is a lot; and when it is in your heart, it will harm you even if there is none in your hands.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

if the heart becomes hardened the eye becomes dry Ibn Qayyim al jawziyya quote

As you can taste a pot full of food with a spoon likewise someone’s tounge can tell you about his heart.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Patience is that the heart does not feel anger towards that which is destined and that the mouth does not complain.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Sitting with the poor and less fortunate people removes the ego and pride from your heart.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

The heart will rest and feel relief if it is settled with Allah. And it will worry and feel anxious if it is settled with the people.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

A person’s tongue can give you the taste of his heart.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

a real man is one who fears the death of his heart not of his body Ibn Qayyim al jawziyya quote

He who keeps his heart near God will find peace and tranquility, whilst he who gives his heart to the people will find restlessness and apprehension.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

If a heart becomes attached to anything other than Allah, Allah makes him dependent on what he is attached to. And he will be betrayed by it.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

IBN QAYYIM QUOTES ON ALLAH

Whoever prefers Allah to all others, Allah will prefer him to others.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Be to Allah as He wishes, and He will be to you more than you can wish for.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

And verily for everything that a slave loses there is a substitute, but the one who loses Allah will never find anything to replace Him.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

whoever prefers allah to all others allah will prefer him to others Ibn Qayyim al jawziyya quote

Allah will never humiliate the one who takes his Lord as friend and patron.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

As long as you are performing prayer, you are knocking at the door of Allah, and whoever is knocking at the door of Allah, Allah will open it for him.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Every gulp of air that goes out in a cause other than the cause of Allah will turn to sorrow and regret on the Day of Judgement.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

When Allah tests you it is never to destroy you. When He removes something in your possession it is only in order to empty your hands for an even greater gift.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

IBN QAYYIM QUOTES ON LIFE

This wordly life is like a shadow. If you try to catch it, you will never be able to do so. If you turn your back towards it, it has no choice but to follow you. — Sheikh Ibn Qayyim Al

Losing time is harder than death, as losing time keeps you away from Allah and the Hereafter, while death keeps you away from the worldly life and people.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

How strange! You lose a little from you and you cry. And your whole life is wasting and you’re laughing–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

The keys to the life of the heart lie in reflecting upon the Quran, being humble before Allah in secret, and leaving sins.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

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Inspiring Phrases From Ibn Qayyim

If the heart is fed by love, the greed for pleasure would disappear.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

There are no means of attaining faith and certainty except through the Qur’an.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

if the heart is fed by love the greed for pleasure would disappear Ibn Qayyim al jawziyya quote

If you knew the true value of yourself, you will never allow yourself to be humiliated by committing sins.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Every love that leads away from His love is in fact a punishment; only a love that leads to His love is a heartfelt and pure love.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

The heart is like a bird: love as its head and its two wings are hope and fear. — Ibn Al

Satan rejoiced when Adam (peace be upon him) came out of Paradise, but he did not know that when a diver sinks into the sea, he collects pearls and then rises again.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Be sincere in your aim and you will find the support of Allaah surrounding you.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

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Various Statements From Ibn Qayyim

And if a person were given all of the world and what is in it, it would not fill his emptiness.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Whoever mocks his brother for a sin they repented from will not die till he himself falls into the same sin.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Ibn Taymiyyah lived poorly. He was imprisoned and threatened. But I have never seen anyone as happy as him.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Love of Allah is the power of the heart, the sustenance of the heart, the light of the heart.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

Doom comes about because of neglecting to evaluate one’s self and because of just following one’s whims.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

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The hijrah to Allah includes abandoning what He hates and doing what He loves and accepts.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya

One of the most beneficial of remedies is persisting in du’a.–Ibn Qayyim Al — Jawziyya