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Abu Bakr – أبو بكر
Caliph in Madina

Companion of the Cave
Companion of the Tomb
Attique
The Great Friend (صديق اكبر‎, Siddique-e-Akbar)

Abū Bakr as-Șiddīq
1st Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate
Reign 8 June 632 â€“ 22 August 634
Predecessor Position established as new title in order to succession of Muhammad’s leadership
Successor Umar ibn Al-Khattab
Born c. October 573
Mecca, Arabia
Died 22 August 634 (aged 61)
Medina, Arabia
Burial Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Madinah
Consorts

Qutaylah bint Abd-al-Uzza (divorced)
Umm Rumān
Asma bint Umais
Habibah bint Kharijah

Issue Sons

Abdullah ibn Abi Bakr
Abdul-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr
Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr

Daughters

Asma bint Abi Bakr
Aisha
Umm Khultum bint Abi Bakr

Full name
(Abū Bakr) Abdullāh bin Abī Quḥāfa

Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.
Abu Bakr
God helps those who fear Him.
If you want to control other people, first control yourself.
He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith.
Do not deceive or be faithless even with your enemy.
I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you. If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right. Sincere regard for truth.
Abu Bakr
Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
Abu Bakr
Our abode in this world is transitory, our life therein is but a loan, our breaths are numbered and our indolence is manifest.
Abu Bakr
Youth is not restored by the dyeing of your hair.
Use the same measure for selling that you use for purchasing.
Have an earnestness for death and you will have life.
He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God, and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone.
Abu Bakr
If anybody seeks your advice, offer right and sincere advice.
He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness.
He who avoids complaint invites happiness.
He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah, God will build a house for him in the paradise.
Abu Bakr
Allah will help him who moves in the way of Allah.
God blesses him who helps his brother.
Do not get elated at any victory, for all such victory is subject to the will of God.
Abu Bakr
Knowledge is the life of the mind.
When knowledge is limited – it leads to folly… When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation.
Abu Bakr
Muslims should live like brothers.
The more knowledge you have, the greater will be your fear of Allah.
Run away from greatness and greatness will follow you.
Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.
Abu Bakr
Maybe a thing that you do not like is really in your interest. It is possible that a thing that you may desire may be against your interest.
Abu Bakr
Follow the way of life, which the Holy Prophet has shown you, for verily that is the right path.
Abu Bakr
Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
Abu Bakr
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
Abu Bakr
Solitude is better than the society of evil persons.
In the matter of justice, all should be equal in your eyes.
To fight against the infidels is Jihad; but to fight against your evil self is greater Jihad.
Abu Bakr
It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you.
Abu Bakr
The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation.
The true believer is rewarded in every thing, even in affliction.
Piety is the most solid goodness, and the vilest of what is evil is vice.
Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
When you advise any person you should be guided by the fear of God.
Be good to others, that will protect you against evil.
He who becomes a Muslim does so in his own interest.
Jihad is obligatory for the Muslims.
If you expect the blessings of God, be kind to His people.
When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.
Abu Bakr
You should not quarrel with your neighbour, for he will remain where he is, but your high handedness will become the talk of the people.
Abu Bakr
Every day, nay every moment, try to do some good deed.
There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.
Abu Bakr
If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.
Abu Bakr

Allah will help him who moves in the way of Allah.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
Abu Bakr
He who fears to weep, should learn to be kind to those who weep.
Intentions count in your actions.
Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it.
Abu Bakr
He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him.
It is bad for a young man to sin; but it is worse for an old man to sin.
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.