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Islam is a world religion with followers spread around the globe. Beyond dealing with questions of 'life' and 'after life' Islam encompasses all aspects of daily living. Aside from the specific religious duties, Muslims are also to adhere to Islam's other commandments which concern virtually all facets of personal, family and civic life. These include matters such as diet, clothing, personal hygiene, interpersonal relations, business ethics, individual, familial, and societal rights and responsibilities.

Islam comprises of four elements; principles, moral values, laws and traditions. These are the essential elements that form the religious life of any Muslim community. The principles, values and laws of Islam are derived from the divine revelations in the form of the Quran and the Sunnah. External factors, such as the geopolitical situations and social realities may strongly influence and shape the way a Muslim understands and practices Islam. Muslims must therefore take upon themselves to define and shape their religious life; such an example is to understand one's duty as a citizen and responsibilities towards his country and his fellow countrymen. Islam develops Muslims to be pious and calls upon them to do good and contribute to the general well-being of mankind and the world - 'Love for the homeland is part of one's faith.'

The Quran is the Book of God. It has preserved in its entirety for all time to come. Besides the noble Quran, the second most important book for a Muslim is the Hadiths. By holding the Quran and the Hadiths as a guide, one can attain God's pleasure and be certain that God will guide one to the straight path.

By the grace of God, this book of 360 quotes from the noble Quran and Hadiths is produced to help the reader to understand that the essence of Islam as a religion of peace and humanity. The quotes cover righteousness, forgiveness, opportunities, guidance in life and human relations. These quotes are short and easily grasped and can be even practiced in one's daily life.

This compilation is the work of group of volunteers under the guidance of Eminent Muslim scholars who asked to remain anonymous.

Syed Hassan Al-Attas
Imam and Head
Ba'alwie Mosque Singapore

A nd do not mix the truth with falsehood or conceal the truth while you know [it].

Islam Quote n1 |  Q 2 : 42  

A nd establish prayer and give alms, and bow with those who bow (in worship and obedience)

Islam Quote n2 |  Q 2 : 43  

D o you order righteousness of the people and forget yourselves while you recite the Scripture?

Islam Quote n3 |  Q 2 : 44  

S eek help in patience and prayer.

Islam Quote n4 |  Q 2 : 45  

S peak good to people.

Islam Quote n5 |  Q 2 : 83  

S ay you: "We believe in God and the revelation given to us and to Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob, and the Tribes, and that given to Moses and Jesus, and that given to (all) Prophets from their Lord.

Islam Quote n6 |  Q 2 : 136  

W e shall test you with fear, hunger, loss of wealth, lives and fruits, but give glad tidings to the patient ones.

Islam Quote n7 |  Q 2 : 155  

A nd it may be that you dislike a thing which is good for you.

Islam Quote n8 |  Q 2 : 216  

B lessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.

Islam Quote n9 |  Q 2 : 264  

O n no soul does God place a burden greater than it can bear.

Islam Quote n10 |  Q 2 : 286  

H e grants wisdom (hikmah) to whom He pleases, and he, to whom wisdom (hikmah) is granted, is indeed granted abundant good.

Islam Quote n11 |  Q 2 : 269  

S lander (fitnah) is worse than killing.

Islam Quote n12 |  Q 2 : 191  

T ake a provision (with you) for the journey, but the best provision is piety.

Islam Quote n13 |  Q 2 : 197  

B y no means shall you attain righteousness unless you give (freely) of that which you love; and whatever you give, of a truth, God knows itwell.

Islam Quote n14 |  Q 3 : 92  

B e quick in the race for forgiveness from your Lord.

Islam Quote n15 |  Q 3 : 133  

T hose who spend freely (in deeds of charity) in prosperity and adversity; who repress anger, and pardon others verily, Allah loves the doers of good.

Islam Quote n16 |  Q 3 :134  

A nd live with them (women) in kindness.

Islam Quote n17 |  Q 4 : 19  

A nd do not make difficulties for them (women) in order to take [back] part of what you gave them.

Islam Quote n18 |  Q 4 : 19  

D o not kill yourself, and anyone who does so, will be pushed into Hellfire.

Islam Quote n19 |  Q 4 : 29  

T reat kindly and do good: to your parents, relatives, to the orphans, the neighbour who is stranger, and those who have been left alone in the society, and the companion by your side and the wayfarer, whom you meet.

Islam Quote n20 |  Q 4 : 36  

I ndeed, God does not like those who are self-deluding and boastful.

Islam Quote n21 |  Q 4 : 36  

W orship God and associate nothing with Him.

Islam Quote n22 |  Q 4 : 36  

I ndeed, God commands you to render trusts to whom they are due and when you judge between people to judge with justice.

Islam Quote n23 |  Q 4 : 58  

W hoever recommends and helps a good cause becomes a partner therein.

Islam Quote n24 |  Q 4 : 85  

W hen you are greeted with agreeting, return it with a better one.

Islam Quote n25 |  Q 4 : 86  

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