Here’s a list of Islamic sayings and teachings, some of which are directly teachings of the Prophet Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam, and some are asserted from his honorable teachings.
I ask Allah to make us among those who listen to the good and beneficial words, and follow them.
Bismillah, alhamdulillah, all praises due to Allah and may Allah increase the honor of Prophet Muhammad and protect our nation from any harm.
Teachings for us to follow:
“Obey Allah and Allah will reward you.”
“If you are shameless, you would do as you wish.”
“Make sure your food is good (halaal and bought with halaal earnings), and you will be one whose prayers are answered.”
“Fear Allah wherever you may be.”
“Follow up a bad deed with a good deed, to waive it out.”
“Mix with people with a good attitude.”
“Keep away from prohibited things and you will be among the best of worshippers.”
“Be content with what Allah has given you, and you will be among the richest of people.”
“Love for other people what you love for yourself.”
“Do not laugh too much, for excessive laughter deadens the heart.”
“Wrongdoing will be multiple darkness on the Day of Resurrection.”
“Fear Allah and treat all your children fairly.”
“Fear the Fire, even if by giving half a date (in charity).”
“Fear the prayer of the oppressed.”
“Help and protection are from Allah, evil whispers are from Shaytaan.”
“The less your wealth, the less you will be called to account for.”
“Do not become angry, and you will be relieved.”
“Among the most beloved of deeds to Allah is the one that is continuous, even if it is little.”
“Among the most beloved of places are the mosques.”
“Among the most hated of places are the marketplaces (too many lies).”
“Among the most beloved of speech to Allah is that a person should say, ‘Subhaan Allah wa bi hamdih (Glory and praise be to Allah)’.”
“Among the most beloved of people to Allah is the one who is most helpful.”
“Among the most beloved deed to Allah is making a Muslim happy.”
“Among the most beloved of people to Allah are those who have the best attitudes.”
“Beware of this world, for it is sweet and tempting.”
“Control your tongue.”
“Give back the things you have been entrusted with to the person who entrusted them to you.”
“Do not betray the one who betrays you.”
“Pray to Allah and be confident of a response.”
“Cheer people up, do not put them down.”
“Make things easy for people, not difficult.”
“Eat with your right hand and eat from what is in front of you.”
“If Allah gives you wealth, let the blessing of Allah be seen on you.”
“If someone who is distinguished among his own people comes to you, then honor him.”
“If one with whose religion and character you are pleased comes to you (to seek your daughter’s hand in marriage), then marry (your daughter) to him.”
“If Allah wills good to the people of a household, He guides them to be gentle.”
“If you do something bad, follow it by doing something good.”
“If you feel uncomfortable about something, then leave it alone.”
“If you judge (between people), then judge fairly.”
“If you enter a house, greet the inhabitants with salaam.”
“If you are reminded of Allah, stop what you are doing (of sin).”
“If Allah sends you some provision without you looking forward to it or asking others for it, then take it.”
“If you ask Allah for anything, then ask Him for al-Firdaws (the highest level of Paradise).”
“If you hear the call to prayer, then respond to the one who is calling you to worship Allah.”
“If you hear the call to prayer, then repeat behind the caller.”
“If one gets angry, let him keep silent.”
“If a man becomes angry and says ‘A^oodhu Billaah (I seek refuge with Allah),’ his anger will cease.”
“When you stand up to pray, pray as if it is your last prayer.”
“When you get dressed and when you do wudoo’, start on the right.”
“When any one of you meets his brother, let him greet him with salaam.”
“Remember death when you are praying.”
“Show mercy towards those who are on earth so that the angels who are in heaven will bring mercy on you by the order of Allah.”
“Renounce pleasure in worldly things and Allah will have his acceptance on you.”
“Show disinterest in what people have and people will love you.”
“Feel properly shy and modest sincerely.”
Protect “the head and what does through it (thoughts and ideas).”
Protect “the stomach and what goes into it.”
“Seek help in whatever you do by being discreet.”
“If you are given a blessing you may be envied.”
“Intercede and you will be rewarded.”
“Among the most grateful of people to Allah are those who are most grateful to other people.”
The trouble with beauty is feelings of superiority.
The trouble with generosity is extravagance.
The trouble with noble descent is sinful pride.
“Give to the one who denied you.”
“Uphold ties with the one who cuts you off.”
“Forgive the one who does you wrong.”
May Allah have mercy on the person who said good and was rewarded or who remained silent and was safe.
Wine is the key to evil.
The one who is more daring in giving fatwas is more deserving of punishment in Hell.
Love the poor and mix with them.
It is better to err in forgiving than to err in punishment.
Do not judge between people when you are angry.
If you count the faults of others, count your own faults instead.
If you try to count the ednownments of Allah, you won't be able to.
If you commit a sin, say “Astaghfir-ullah (I ask Allah for forgiveness).”
If you are given a blessing, say, “Al-Hamdu-Lillaah (praise be to Allah).”
If some disaster befalls you, say, “Innaa Lillaahi wa innaa ilayhi raaji’oon (Truly, to Allah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return).”
Seek rizq (provision) by giving charity
“Give food to others and say what’s good.”
“Seek a response to du’aa’s when the iqaamah for prayer is given and when rain is falling.”
“Worship Allah as if you see Him.”
“Pay the hired worker his wages before his sweat dries.”
“Tie up (your camel) [i.e., take the necessary precautions], and put your trust in Allah.”
“Make the most of your life before your death.”
Make the most of “your health before your sickness.”
Make the most of “your time before you become busy.”
Make Among the most of “your wealth before you become poor.”
Make Among the most of “your youth before you become old.”
“The best of dhikr is ‘La ilaaha illa-llah.’”
“The good sadaqah (charity) is that given by one who has little.”
“The upper hand (the one that gives) is better than the lower hand (the one that takes).”
The best of earnings is a good sale.
“The good believer is one who is best in attitude.”
“The good jihaad is the jihaad of the one who strives against his own self (jihaad al-nafs) for the sake of Allah.”
“Read the Qur’aan throughout every month.”
“Read the Qur’aan, for it will come and intercede for its readers on the Day of Resurrection.”
“Pray to Allah to keep you safe and sound.”
“Most of the sins committed by the son of Adam are sins of the tongue.”
“Repeat often ‘Laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billaah, it cures 99 illnesses the least of them is stress.”
“Always remember the destroyer of joy (physical pleasure): death.”
“Lower your gaze and guard your private parts.”
“There is less goodness in the one who is not friendly or likeable.”
“Islam waives out what came before it (of sins).”
“Most Bid^ah (innovations) are innovations of misguidance.”
“Control your tongue, let your house be enough for you, and weep for your sins.”
“(Take care of) your mother, then your mother, then your mother, then your father, then other relatives in order of closeness.”
“Feed the poor and pat the head of the orphan (i.e., show compassion).”
“The one who points the way to good deeds is like the one who does them.”
“If your are endowed anything with a benefit, forward it to others”