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Caliph in Madina
Companion of the Cave
AbÅ« Bakr as-È˜iddÄ«q
|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
|Died||22 August 634 (aged 61)
|Burial||Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Madinah|
Qutaylah bint Abd-al-Uzza (divorced)
Abdullah ibn Abi Bakr
Asma bint Abi Bakr
Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.
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.
Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
Our abode in this world is transitory, our life therein is but a loan, our breaths are numbered and our indolence is manifest.
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.
He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah, God will build a house for him in the paradise.
Do not get elated at any victory, for all such victory is subject to the will of God.
When knowledge is limited – it leads to folly… When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation.
Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.
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.
Follow the way of life, which the Holy Prophet has shown you, for verily that is the right path.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
To fight against the infidels is Jihad; but to fight against your evil self is greater Jihad.
It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you.
When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.
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.
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.
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.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it.