All Time Famous Yasmin Mogahed Quotes

Yasmin Mogahed Quotes

Yasmin Mogahed is a well-known Muslim author, speaker, and spiritual teacher. She is recognized for her work in the field of Islamic spirituality and self-help. Mogahed was born in Egypt and raised in the United States. She holds a degree in Psychology and a Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Yasmin Mogahed gained prominence through her writing and speaking engagements, addressing topics related to Islam, self-improvement, and personal development. She is particularly known for her book titled “Reclaim Your Heart,” where she explores the intersection of spirituality and personal growth.

Mogahed has been active in promoting a balanced and holistic approach to life, incorporating Islamic principles into everyday challenges. She has spoken at various conferences and events, sharing her insights on matters of faith, resilience, and navigating life’s struggles. Additionally, she has contributed articles to various publications and maintained a presence on social media platforms, engaging with a wide audience interested in Islamic teachings and personal development.

Yasmin Mogahed Quotes

1. “Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

2. “Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

3. “Let the love of Allah heal you. And free you.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

4. “Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

5. “Your life is nothing more than a love story. Between you and God. Nothing more. Every person, every experience, every gift, every loss, every pain is sent to your path for one reason and one reason only: to bring you back to Him.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

6. “Know that transformation sometimes begins with a fall. So never curse the fall. The ground is where humility lives. Take it. Learn it. Breathe it in. And then come back stronger, humbler and more aware of your need for Him. Come back having seen your own nothingness and His greatness.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

7. “When the pain overtakes you, reach inside. Gather the broken pieces, and hand them to God. Ask Him to remake your heart. Different, this time. Stronger. More beautiful. This is how we are made, and remade by the Maker.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

8. “Never lose hope. Stay close to Allah and when you mess up, go back to Him. Never, ever stop going back to Him. Repent often. Cry to Allah. And hold on tight-with your life-to His remembrance and to prayer. If you do this, you may get wet, but insha Allah never drown in this ocean of dunya.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

9. “It is in that which you love the most that you find the greatest tests.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

10. “Don’t lie to me. Don’t deceive me. Give me the truth. Even if it breaks me. A painful truth is better than a pleasant lie.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

11. “The body has many needs. But the soul has only one: to be with God.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

12. “Holding on to hope when everything is dark, is the greatest test of faith.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

13. “Some hearts understand each other, even in silence.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

14. “When you have friends, don’t expect your friends to fill your emptiness. When you get married, don’t expect your spouse to fulfill your every need. When you’re an activist, don’t put your hope in the results. When you’re in trouble don’t depend on yourself. Don’t depend on people. Depend on Allah.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

15. “Don’t worry about what the people say. Sometimes they’ll praise you. Sometimes they’ll condemn you. All these things all fade away. And in the end, Allah takes care of everything. Perfectly.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

16. “If you want this life to stop breaking your heart, stop giving your heart to this life.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

17. “Sometimes you search so hard for words. You look for a way to interpret the language of this heart and the unspoken bond you feel. But in the end you are left with nothing but silence. And deep down you hope it’s understood.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

18. “Tawbah is the cleaning of the heart, dhikr is the feeding of the heart.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

19. “When you’re in trouble don’t depend on yourself. Don’t depend on people. Depend on God.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

20. “As a Muslim woman, I’ve been liberated from a silent kind of bondage. I don’t answer to the slaves of God on earth. I answer to their King.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

21. “Don’t ever be afraid of giving. Give. Give of your time, your forgiveness, your understanding, your love. Give of your money. Give to the creation, and you’ll be given by the Creator. Be generous, and the Most Generous will be generous with you.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

22. “If you want to focus more on Allah in your prayers, focus more on Him outside your prayers.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

23. “Ya Allah, envelop our hearts with a shield of your light and mercy, so the pain doesn’t penetrate.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

24. “Seek the ones who never stop caring, who break down your walls, and help you come back to yourself.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

25. “When someone shows you their heart, their past, their wounds, they have entrusted you with the deepest part of themselves. It is the part of themselves that makes them uniquely beautiful. To be trusted in this way is a great honor. Guard that trust with your life.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

26. “Your beauty is in your sensitivity. Don’t let anyone take it from you.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

27. “Don’t get attached to moments. Good or bad, they all pass.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

28. “The greatest virtue is not in forgiving those who apologize, or in being kind to those who are kind to you. The biggest virtue is in forgiving even those who never apologize, and in being kind to even those who are not kind to you.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

29. “Tear your heart out of your chest. And hand it to God. There is no other healing. I swear, there is no other healing.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

30. “There’s a time for words and a time for silence. If you’re listening, you’ll hear the difference.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

31. “People think that tests only come in the form of hardships. Allah also tests us with ease, it’s often in the test of ease that we fail most.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

32. “There’s a special place in my heart for the ones who were with me at my lowest and still loved me when I wasn’t very loveable.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

33. “If you want the love of the people, stop running after it. The more you chase it, the more it escapes you. Love doesn’t come from the people. It comes from God.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

34. “Oh my heart, there is another way to love. Do not love the gift for what the gift is. Love the gift for Who it came from.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

35. “Give. Even when you know you can get nothing back.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

36. “Love people for the sake of God, but never love God for the sake of people.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

37. “Blessings come in packages of two. With every blessing is a test. So don’t ever envy people who seem to have more than you. The more blessings, the more tests. And the greater the blessing, the harder the test.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

38. “If you wonder how you’ll get through this new heartbreak, just think back. Remember all you’ve been through in the past. And how each time you swore, you’d never get through it. But you did. And look where you’re at now. This too shall pass!”
— Yasmin Mogahed

39. “The Dunya is like the ocean and our heart is like the ship. If a ship allows the water to enter, it will sink. Just like when we allow the Dunya to enter our heart.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

40. “The poison leaves bit by bit, not all at once. Be patient. You are healing.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

41. “You refuse to forgive people, and yet on the Day of Judgment you will stand bare, begging Allah to forgive you.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

42. “Sometimes the gifts of God aren’t wrapped as we expect.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

43. “Happiness, sadness, loss and gain all pass away. What they do to us is what remains.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

44. “Know that transformation sometimes begins with a fall. So never curse the fall.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

45. “Keep praying, even if you have only a whisper left.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

46. “Beware of what you let enter your heart. There will come a day when you’d give anything to remove it.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

47. “You keep running after the love of the people, but you’ll never get it. And what you do get, will never be enough. The hole inside you is too big. You see, it was made by God, for God. How could anything less fill it?”
— Yasmin Mogahed

48. “If there is one recipe for unhappiness it is that: expectations.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

49. “Don’t think being ‘religious’ means becoming harsh or hard. When Allah enters a heart, He softens it – He doesn’t harden it.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

50. “Tell this imprisoned soul that it will never be owned. Nothing will ever own you. But God.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

51. “I get it. Allah put me through it first so I could rise back up and help those around me. He trains you first. Then He sends the people to you and you to the people.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

52. “Be grateful for the wound that pushes you towards God.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

53. “This world isn’t perfect. That means it isn’t perfectly good; but it isn’t perfectly bad, either. The ease comes with the hardship. Shift the focus of what you see, and your experience of this life will change.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

54. “If you’re having trouble waking up for fajr, set your alarm to play Quran. It works!”
— Yasmin Mogahed

55. “Don’t despair if your heart has been through a lot of trauma. Sometimes that’s how beautiful hearts are remade: they are shattered first.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

56. “When someone hurts you, your first thought may be to wish you had never met them at all. But remember that even those who’ve hurt you, came into your life for a reason, and left for a reason. It’s for the best and healing starts with acceptance.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

57. “Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

58. “Stop hating on yourself for not being perfect. If God wanted perfection, He would have made you an angel.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

59. “Everything is as it should be. God’s design is perfect.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

60. “Time for solitude. God, I ask you to remake my heart. Fill it with what You love. Remove from it what You don’t. And mend what I’ve broken.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

61. “There is meaning in all things. But are you paying attention?”
— Yasmin Mogahed

62. “Your heart is sacred land. Don’t let just anything enter it. Guard it with your life.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

63. “We cannot tolerate one mistake from others, and yet God tolerates a planet covered with His own creation that live their entire lives sinning and denying Him, and yet continues to feed, clothe and protect them.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

64. “Times of hardship can act as both an indicator, as well as a cure, for our broken relationship with our Creator.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

65. “You cried when He took away your drop of water, not knowing He’d saved for you, the sea.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

66. “Embrace life and all that God gives you-but never let it contain you. This world is too small to contain you.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

67. “Allah manages everything in the heavens and earth – the sun, the moon, the stars – with perfection, and yet we don’t trust Him to manage our lives!”
— Yasmin Mogahed

68. “Any beauty you see in me is only a reflection of Him, any ugliness, a reflection of my self.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

69. “Time of difficulty test our faith, our fortitude and our strenght. During these times, the level of our imaan becomes manifest.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

70. “This pain in your heart was created to make you yearn less for this life. And to yearn more for jennah. Allahu akbar.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

71. “Allah is al-Kareem, so if He withholds from you it is not on account of stinginess. It is on account of His generosity. He withholds to give.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

72. “Like Musa you too will be saved from the Sea. Just look through it and see Him. Then the illusion will crumble and you’ll be left with the only Reality: Him.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

73. “If you seek Him, God can raise you up, and replace the darkness of the ocean, with the light of His Sun.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

74. “You have trouble feeling alive, so you stab your own heart just to feel something. It was the emptiness that was killing you. You created the sadness and the fear to fill it.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

75. “Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

76. “Can not the One who gives life to dead land, give life to dead hearts?”
— Yasmin Mogahed

77. “Worry is a direct consequence of relying on your own efforts.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

78. “My Nafs screams out for what it desires. But my will to be free screams louder.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

79. “We will be asked, “what did you love most in this world? What did you spend life doing? What did you run after? Will it last? The things that you chased, will they last? Will they help you, or will they hurt you when the illusion of this life has passed?””
— Yasmin Mogahed

80. “When you suffer, don’t speak. Look inside and listen for the duaa He inspires in you. and then ask Him. Again and again. Don’t stop.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

81. “Leaving the people and places you love, is a reminder of the impermanence of this life. And the permanence of the next.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

82. “This life will never be without storms. Stop fearing the storm. Build your inner shelter.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

83. “Break in the hands of God, He’ll unbreak you. Break in the hands of people, you’ll remain forever broken. Break to no one, your heart will remain hard.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

84. “Be careful about wanting what others have. There is always a price. Perhaps God didn’t give it to you, because He knew you wouldn’t be able to pay it.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

85. “Sometimes we make duaa for a door of dunya. When it doesn’t open, we cry. Not realizing that Allah has instead opened a door of jennah for us.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

86. “Hope shouldn’t increase with good deeds and decrease with sin. In good deeds, my hope is for Allah to accept. In sin, my hope is for Allah to forgive.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

87. “Some feel lonely because they haven’t found that perfect ‘companion’ yet. Sometimes Allah sends everyone else away so you can find that only in Him.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

88. “My sisters, let’s tell ‘fashion’ we love Allah more!”
— Yasmin Mogahed

89. “My laughter won’t last forever but neither will my tears. We say this life isn’t perfect. And it isn’t. It isn’t perfectly good. But, it also isn’t perfectly bad, either.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

90. “Everything we do is motivated by love. Even fear and hate are born of love. So be careful what you love.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

91. “He chose better for me, He always chooses better.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

92. “I’ll tell you the only way to survive: Ask God to place a semi-permeable shield around your heart: One that only allows what He loves to enter.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

93. “Loss; is the returning of what never actually belonged to us in the first place.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

94. “If you allow dunya to own your heart, like the ocean that owns the boat, it will take over. You will sink down to the depths of the sea. You will touch the ocean floor.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

95. “The worst part of getting close to someone is the part when you have to miss them.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

96. “If you worshipped Muhammad, know that Muhammad is dead. But if you worshipped Allah, know that Allah never dies.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

97. “Beauty attracts beauty. If you want to know what you are, look at what you are drawn to.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

98. “When you Rectify your Relationship with the Creator, He Rectifies your relationship with All of the Creation.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

99. “Before anything can break your heart, it must first own your heart. Stop handing your heart to dunya-it’ll stop breaking it.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

100. “God tells me to cover myself, to hide my beauty and to tell the world that I’m not here to please men with my body; I’m here to please God. God elevates the dignity of a woman’s body by commanding that it be respected and covered, shown only to the deserving – only to the man I marry.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

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