35 Inspirational Umar Ibn Al-Khattab (RA) Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Umar ibn Al-Khattab (RA) Quotes On Success

Umar ibn Al-Khattab (RA) was one of the most powerful and influential Muslim caliphs in history. He was a senior companion of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). He succeeded Abu Bakr (RA) (632–634) as the second caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate on 23 August 634. He was an expert Muslim jurist known for his pious and just nature, which earned him the epithet Al-Farooq (the one who distinguishes – between right and wrong). May his quotes inspire you to be a good person and an individual of action.

1. “The best way to defeat someone is to beat him at politeness.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

2. “Do not grieve over what has passed unless it makes you work harder for what is about to come.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

3. “Whosoever shows you your faults is your friend. Thos that pay you lip service in praise are your executioners.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

4. “I have never regretted my silence, as for my speech I’ve regretted it many times.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

5. “The less attachment to the world. The easier your life.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

6. “Remind yourselves of God, for it is a cure. Do not remind yourselves of the people, for it is a disease.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

7. “A man should be like a child with his wife, but if she needs him, he should act like a man.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

8. “The most beloved of people to me is he that points out my flaws to me.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

9. “Learn the Arabic language; it will sharpen your wisdom.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

10. “Sit with those who love God, for that enlightens the mind.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

11. “Go easy on yourself, for the outcome of all affairs is determined by God’s decree. If something is meant to go elsewhere, it will never come your way, but if it is yours by destiny, from you it cannot flee.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

12. “Sit with those who have sinned and repented for they have the softest of hearts.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

13. “Learn dignity and tranquility.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

14. “No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of worrying can change the future.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

15. “Sometimes the people with the worst past, create the best future.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

16. “Get used to a rough life, for luxury does not last forever.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

17. “My heart is at ease knowing that what was meant for me will never miss me and that what misses me was never meant for me.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

18. Patience is the healthiest ingredient of our life.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

19. “To be alone you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

20. “Be dignified, honest, and truthful.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

21. “When one’s intention is sincere, God will suffice his needs, protect him, and guide him in his dealings with the people.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

22. “Let not your love become attachment, nor your hate become destruction.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

23. “To speak less is wisdom, to eat less is healthy, and to mingle less with the people is safe and serene.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

24. “He who wins through fraud is no winner.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

25. “The women are not a garment you wear and undress however you like. They are honored and have their rights.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

26. “God loves moderation and hates extravagance and excess.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

27. “He who does not live in the way of his beliefs starts to believe in the way he lives.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

28. “Doing good for a good done to you is simply repayment, whereas doing good for an evil done to you is a tremendous virtue.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

29. “Don’t forget your own self while preaching to others.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

30. “Acquire knowledge and teach it to people.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

31. “The wisest man is he who can account for his actions.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

32. “I wish you knew what I have in my heart for you, but there is no way for you to know except by my actions.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

33. “Do not put off today’s work for tomorrow.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

34. “Patience is a pillar of faith.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

35. “May God bless the man who says less and does more.” Umar ibn Al-Khattab

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  1. bismillahir rahmanir raheem
    May almighty Allah bless you.
    May Allah give you home in jannatul firdaus.
    Thank you brother!

    • Glad you enjoyed the article
      May Allah bless you too brother Aibek
      May Allah bless us all with a home in Janaatul Firdous – Aameen (Rabbib ni lee ‘indaka baytan fil Jannah)

  2. Great work, really proud of what you’ve done here.
    Hope to see great work in the future and may Allah give you reward in this life and the next. Ameen.

  3. May Allah reward you for this beautiful work brother, this is master piece I would say. The great caliphe indeed it’s a big example for us, I love him for the sake of Allah more than anything, I pray to Allah to make us atleast some percent of the great calpih.

  4. Masha ALLAH… brilliant idea.. Our beloved prophet sallaLLAH alayhi wa sallam said ma companions stars.. Which ever you’ll pick it gonna show you the way in the best midst of darkness..

    Shukraan wa jazaLLAH Khairaan bro

  5. Jazakallah khair brother. It would be very helpful to mention the sources you took these quotes from. I believe they were shared with pure intentions, but as for us the sources are also very much important. Could you please update the page then with them ?

  6. Jazakum Allah Khairan for these collection of quotes. I am teaching a class on Omar RA, and these will be helpful in my final lecture. I am truly amazed at this giant sahabah. His life and work almost seems unreal!


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