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Wasif Ali Wasif

1929 - 1993 | Lahore, Pakistan

Pakistan's famous spiritual personality and an eminent writer.

Pakistan's famous spiritual personality and an eminent writer.

Sufi Quotes of Wasif Ali Wasif

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The finest literature is one that has few words and more meaning.

The finest literature is one that has few words and more meaning.

If you are looking for evil, look within yourself; if you are looking for good, look for it in others.

If you are looking for evil, look within yourself; if you are looking for good, look for it in others.

Meeting good people is the key to a good future.

Meeting good people is the key to a good future.

He who does not obey Allah does not believe in Allah.

He who does not obey Allah does not believe in Allah.

The world is archaic but its inventiveness never ceases.

The world is archaic but its inventiveness never ceases.

We only utter 'Allah-Allah', without ever understanding that Allah is not merely a word or a sound, it is the Holy Spirit, sacred and transcendent, with which our heart shares its essence. If the heart becomes one with Allah, then all of creation would unify in one religion, inevitably.

We only utter 'Allah-Allah', without ever understanding that Allah is not merely a word or a sound, it is the Holy Spirit, sacred and transcendent, with which our heart shares its essence. If the heart becomes one with Allah, then all of creation would unify in one religion, inevitably.

We want our life to be like that of the Pharaohs and afterlife like that of Moses.

We want our life to be like that of the Pharaohs and afterlife like that of Moses.

A man can't love deeds, creeds, or sects. A man can only love another Human.

A man can't love deeds, creeds, or sects. A man can only love another Human.

The faults of others cannot become your qualities.

The faults of others cannot become your qualities.

An opinion can change but a fact cannot.

An opinion can change but a fact cannot.

It is unfair to use something against its very essence.

It is unfair to use something against its very essence.

The sound coming from afar also acts as light in the darkness.

The sound coming from afar also acts as light in the darkness.

An anguish that awakens is far, far better than an amusement that leads to ignorance.

An anguish that awakens is far, far better than an amusement that leads to ignorance.

He who has accepted his life as it is, has affirmed God.

He who has accepted his life as it is, has affirmed God.

There is no moon in the moonlight and there is no moonlight on the moon.

There is no moon in the moonlight and there is no moonlight on the moon.

For all that He bestows, keep uttering Alhamdulillah. For all that you err, keep uttering Astaghfir-Ullah.

For all that He bestows, keep uttering Alhamdulillah. For all that you err, keep uttering Astaghfir-Ullah.

When the child is sick, a mother instinctively picks up on how to pray.

When the child is sick, a mother instinctively picks up on how to pray.

The person whose wife and children side with him, his world is perfect. The person whose parents are pleased with him, his belief is perfect.

The person whose wife and children side with him, his world is perfect. The person whose parents are pleased with him, his belief is perfect.

Students are society's scions.

Students are society's scions.

Never consider anyone's favor your right.

Never consider anyone's favor your right.

Giving precedence to the sermons of another over the sermons of the Holy Prophet is equal to Shirk (polytheism).

Giving precedence to the sermons of another over the sermons of the Holy Prophet is equal to Shirk (polytheism).

After us, the world will remain the same as it was before we came.

After us, the world will remain the same as it was before we came.

It is better to attain the one praying, than praying itself.

It is better to attain the one praying, than praying itself.

If an unrighteous man utters even the word of God, the most Truthful of all, it will produce no effect. Only a righteous person can speak of the Truth. Further, Truth is but the utterance of a truthful man. Over and above, the more righteous a person is the greater the gravity of Truth.

If an unrighteous man utters even the word of God, the most Truthful of all, it will produce no effect. Only a righteous person can speak of the Truth. Further, Truth is but the utterance of a truthful man. Over and above, the more righteous a person is the greater the gravity of Truth.

It is the eagerness of the listener that drives the will to speak in a speaker.

It is the eagerness of the listener that drives the will to speak in a speaker.

Only those who go out in search of Allah reach the stage of becoming complete Humans, for what else are Allah's beloved known as but Humans.

Only those who go out in search of Allah reach the stage of becoming complete Humans, for what else are Allah's beloved known as but Humans.

A person buried in sin does not believe in prayers.

A person buried in sin does not believe in prayers.

Today's man dwells in his house, his home has ceased to exist.

Today's man dwells in his house, his home has ceased to exist.

That man is fortunate who is pleased with his fortune.

That man is fortunate who is pleased with his fortune.

We can be a great nation if we start forgiving and seeking forgiveness.

We can be a great nation if we start forgiving and seeking forgiveness.

Stretch so far that you don't mind giving space. Attain so much that you don't regret renouncing.

Stretch so far that you don't mind giving space. Attain so much that you don't regret renouncing.

He who respects his parents, will have his children respect him; not if not.

He who respects his parents, will have his children respect him; not if not.

People leave a friend, but never an argument.

People leave a friend, but never an argument.

What is more frightening than death? The very fear of death.

What is more frightening than death? The very fear of death.

Don't be a preacher unless someone asks you to.

Don't be a preacher unless someone asks you to.

Ascension is the state that gives way to descent.

Ascension is the state that gives way to descent.

To put knowledge into action, one needs a guide, besides belief.

To put knowledge into action, one needs a guide, besides belief.

Negation is nothing but an estranged state of affirmation itself. To bring one's denial to acceptance is the task of a learned man. Similarly, bringing non-belief to Islam should be the desire of a believer.

Negation is nothing but an estranged state of affirmation itself. To bring one's denial to acceptance is the task of a learned man. Similarly, bringing non-belief to Islam should be the desire of a believer.

Not a grief in the cosmos is such that man cannot bear.

Not a grief in the cosmos is such that man cannot bear.

Cleanse your heart of hatred, you'll attain peace.

Cleanse your heart of hatred, you'll attain peace.

In this world, man neither loses nor gains anything. He merely arrives and departs.

In this world, man neither loses nor gains anything. He merely arrives and departs.

Life is God's grace to us, use it in God's way. Wealth is God's grace to us, use it in God's way.

Life is God's grace to us, use it in God's way. Wealth is God's grace to us, use it in God's way.

Speech alone made man distinguished from animals.

Speech alone made man distinguished from animals.

What is a sin when confronted by one forgiving? What is vice to a virtuous one?

What is a sin when confronted by one forgiving? What is vice to a virtuous one?

An inquest after affirmation misleads.

An inquest after affirmation misleads.

Your real companion and your true identity is the self within, that inner-self is the pivot of devotion and rebellion, this world and the afterworld, reward and recompense, affection and enmity; all your contradictions. If the one within is well guarded, you, up at front, will be safe.

Your real companion and your true identity is the self within, that inner-self is the pivot of devotion and rebellion, this world and the afterworld, reward and recompense, affection and enmity; all your contradictions. If the one within is well guarded, you, up at front, will be safe.

Be in the company of Holy men, you'll attain peace.

Be in the company of Holy men, you'll attain peace.

The Sun is far away, but sunlight is close.

The Sun is far away, but sunlight is close.

The day when you cease to be, will be the day of your resurrection.

The day when you cease to be, will be the day of your resurrection.

Heaven becomes valuable when it has been taken away.

Heaven becomes valuable when it has been taken away.

Recitation

aah ko chahiye ek umr asar hote tak SHAMSUR RAHMAN FARUQI

Jashn-e-Rekhta | 2-3-4 December 2022 - Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Near India Gate, New Delhi

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