Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib had the best upbringing as he grew up in the house of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). So you can imagine the character of Hazrat Ali and how good he was. Every word of Imam Ali would be of great importance and inspiration to any generation of Muslims and even non-believers. In my previous article on Islamic Quotes, recommend you guys to read that as it contains quotes by Imam Ali and more.
Hazrat Imam Ali (R.A) was the first from the Prophet’s (PBUH) family after Khadijah (RA) to embrace Islam and it was at a very young age. There are many collections about the life of Hazrat Ali, especially among the Shia Muslims. VIa
I am not going to write about the Shia/Sunni divide that emerged at the time of Imam Ali’s reign, as I don’t see any benefit in that in this instance. Well here are the most beautiful famous quotes of Hazrat Ali in English. I will try my best to keep this article updated with some more quotes. Do share your view in the comment guys.
Quotes of Hazrat Ali in English
Smile even if your heart is dripping blood. – Hazrat Ali Quotes
The tongue is like a lion. if you let it loose, it will wound someone. Quotes by Ali Ibn Talib (ra)
It is easier to turn a mountain into dust than to create love in a heart that is filled with hatred – Imam Ali
Forgiveness is the best revenge. Imam Ali
Anger is like a ball of fire, but if you swallow it, it’s sweeter than honey. – Imam Ali Sayings
Conquer your lustful desires and your wisdom will be perfected. – Imam Ali Quote
There are two ways to live a pleasant life, either in someone’s heart or in someone’s prayer – Quote of Hazrat Ali.
Evildoers never think well of anyone because they see others in their nature. Imam Ali saying
Do not be a slave to others when Allah has created you free. Hazrat Ali Quotes in English
Let go of anything that brings you stress and sorrow. Imam Ali
Hazrat Ali’s Wisdom Expressed in English Quotes
Be like the flower that gives its fragrance even to the hand that crushes it. – Quote by Imam Ali.
Nothing hurts a good soul and a kind heart more than to live amongst people who cannot understand it.
Do not disappoint the one whose hope lies in you. Imam Ali quote
If you succeed in misleading somebody, Do not think of him as being a big fool, Rather think about how he trusted you. – Imam Ali.
I didn’t see anyone who smiled more than Rasul-Allah (Peace be upon him), saying of Hazrat Imam Ali
Beautiful people are not always good, but good people are always beautiful – Hazrat Imam Ali (RA)
The moment you start arguing with an ignorant fool, you have already lost. – Imam Ali (AS)
Honesty – O’ People! Try to be honest for Allah is the helper of honest people, Avoid telling lies since it will ruin your faith. Know that honest people are on the verge of nobility and honor, while liars are on the verge of collapse and destruction. – Imam Ali
Do not try to run after him who tries to avoid you. Hazrat Ali Quote
Aim to live in this world without allowing the world to live inside you, because when a boat sits on water it sails perfectly, but when water enters inside the boat, it sinks. – Imam Ali (as)