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A collection of quotes by Ali ibn Abi Talib on knowledge, help, success, broken, perfection, life, love, evil, tomorrow, education, and patience.

37 Motivational Quotes By Ali Ibn Abi Talib That Urge You To Keep You Chin Up

Famous As: Prophet of Islam
Born On: September 15, 601
Died On: January 29, 661
Born In: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died At Age: 59
Ali ibn Abi Talib was a renowned Islamic fourth caliph who ruled from 656 to 661. He was the son-in-law and cousin of prophet Muhammad. He is one of the most distinguished figures in Shia Islam and is considered to be bona fide immediate successor to Muhammad as an Imam by them. Born at the holiest place in Islam, Kaaba, Mecca, Ali was the foremost male who accepted Islam under Muhammad’s guidance. Ali is important to both Sunnis and Shias, spiritually and politically. We have created a corpus of quotable and notable quotes and sayings by Ali ibn Abi Talib which have been excerpted from the vast sea of his works, thoughts and life. Let us browse through the inspiring and insightful words of wisdom by Ali ibn Abi Talib on loneliness, friendship, Arabic, anxiety, difficulties, pain, lessons, sufferings, betrayal, courtesy, victory, backbiting, respect, justice, eloquence and more.

He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Do not raise your children the way [your] parents raised you, they were born for a different time.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Get to know the right, then you would know the people of right. Right Is not measured by its men, but men are measured by their right.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Every breath you take is a step towards death.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Two kinds of greedy people never get satisfied; the seeker of knowledge and the seeker of this world

Ali ibn Abi Talib

O Alaah, i haven't worshiped you because of lusting of heaven or fearing of hill. I've worshiped you because you deserve to be worshiped.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Love is an illness which doesn't have good nor recompense.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Justice is putting everything in its proper place

Ali ibn Abi Talib

The value of a person is what he does best.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

A worshiper without knowledge is like the mill donkey it rotates but it does not leave its place. المتعبد بغير علم كحمار الطاحونة يدور ولا يبرح من مكانه

Ali ibn Abi Talib

If all the women over the world have been permitted to be married to only one man, except one woman. He'd love to marry that woman. That is the imprint of man

Ali ibn Abi Talib

The real Muslim is the one who prefers speaking the truth even when it is ruinous to him over lying even when it benefits him, and who finds inner peace in doing so.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

O Malik, people have either a brother of you in the religion, or brother of you in the creation

Ali ibn Abi Talib

The learned man understands the ignorant for he was once ignorant himself. The ignorant man does not understand the learned for he has never been learned himself.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects

Ali ibn Abi Talib

You are as much able as you know

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Work for this world as if you will live forever and work for the here-after as if you will die tomorrow.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Work for your afterlife as if you will die tomorrow, and work for this life as if you will live forever

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Ikatlah ilmu dengan menuliskannya (Tie science by writing)

Ali ibn Abi Talib

People are like waves of the ocean, some cover you with tides of refreshment, whilst others drown you in floods of turmoil

Ali ibn Abi Talib

The moment you start arguing with an ignorant fool, you have already lost.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

A man's measure is his will.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

There is no greater wealth than wisdom, no greater poverty than ignorance; no greater heritage than culture and no greater support than consultation.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Envy of prosperity, confirmers of scourge, desperate of hope. They have a victim in every certain way, a mediator to every heart, and a tear in every complaint.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Dont count the days. Make the days count.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

The tongue is sharper than a sword.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

People's hearts are like wild animals. They attach their selves to those that love and train them.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Your cure is within you, yet you do not sense it! Your sickness is from you, yet you do not see it! You consider yourself a small body; Yet encapsulated within you is the entire universe!

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Got No Where To Go But All Day To Get There

Ali ibn Abi Talib

The emaan of a person cannot be true until he has more trust in that which is in Allah's Hands than that which is in his own hands.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Do not take someone's silence as his pride, perhaps he is busy fighting with his self.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

When my prayers are answered, I am happy because it was my wish. When my prayers are not answered, I am even more happy because that was gods wish.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Do not look at who is talking, but look at what he is saying...

Ali ibn Abi Talib

If one night you see someone committing a sin, tomorrow do not look at him as a sinner. He may have repented during the night and you did not know.

Ali ibn Abi Talib

If you don't like chickens I don't like you

Ali ibn Abi Talib