35 Inspiring Charity Quotes In Islam

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Charity is seen as the aid given to those who are in need, it could be food, drink, clothes or money. In the Islamic religion there are different types of charity that can be given. The ‘Sadaqa’ is referred to giving of alms without looking for something in return. Let these charity quotes in Islam inspire you to give.

Inspiring Charity Quotes In Islam

“A man’s true wealth is the good he does in this world.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“Every act of kindness is charity.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“Smiling in your brother’s face is an act of charity.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

Charity Quotes In Islam
Charity Quotes In Islam

“It is also charity to utter a good word.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“Charity does not decrease wealth.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

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“Don’t feel ashamed when giving little for charity; that is because there is always goodness in giving no matter how little.” Ali Ibn Abi Talib (RA)

“Those who spend in charity will be richly rewarded.”

[Quran 75:10]

“Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said Allah said: Spend on charity, O son of Adam, and I shall spend on you.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“The best among you are those who bring greatest benefits to many others.” Hadith Meal

“The charity you give will be your shade on the Day of Judgement.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

Charity Quotes In Islam

“Give charity without delay, for it stands in the way of calamity.” Tirmidhi

“Forgiveness is the greatest gift of charity in Islam.” Abdul-Mumin Sombat Jitmoud

“A man is not a believer who fills his stomach while his neighbour is hungry.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“To command to do good deeds and to prevent others from doing evil is charity.”


“Sadaqah wipes out sins like water extinguishes fire.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“The best charity is that given by one who has little.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

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“Kind speech and forgiveness are better than charity followed by injury. And Allah is free of need and forbearing.” [Quran, 2:263]

Charity Quotes In Islam
Charity Quotes In Islam

“The Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said: Spend in charity and do not count for, then Allah will also keep count in giving you provision.” [Bukhari and Muslim]

“The Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) asked: ‘Which charity is best?’ He replied: ‘That which you give while you fear poverty.” [Sahih Bukhari No. 500]

“Give in charity because your shrouds will not have pockets to carry in them your wealth.” Shaykh Ahmad Musa Jibril

“The best charity is that given in Ramadan.”


“if you do deeds of charity openly, it is well; But if you bestow it upon the needy in secretly, it will be even better for you.” [Quran 2:271]

“The best charity is that which is practised by a wealthy person. And start giving first to your dependents.” [Bukhari]

“Do not withhold your money, for if you did so, Allah would withhold his blessings from you.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

Charity Quotes In Islam
Charity Quotes In Islam

“If you want to pray to Allah for better means of subsistence, then first give something in charity.” Hazrat Ali (R.A)

“When one of you plants a tree, the fruits of which all creatures enjoy, let it be written as charity.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“The first person who benefits from an act of charity is the benefactor himself, by seeing the changes in himself and in his manners, by finding peace, by watching a smile form on the lips of another person.” Aaidh Ibn Abdullah Al-Qarhi

“To guide a person in a place where he can go astray is charity.”


“The upper hand is better than the lower hand. The upper hand is that of the giver & the lower hand is that of the beggar.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

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“A man’s spending on his family is a deed of charity.” Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

“Give, even when you know you can get nothing back.” Yasmin Mogahed

Charity Quotes In Islam

“The clear and apparent road is the road of truth and charity.” Hazrat Ali (R.A)

“To guide a person with defective vision is charity for you.” [Bukhari]

“Save yourself from hellfire by giving a half date fruit in charity.” [Sahih Al-Bukhari: 1417]

“When Allah blesses you financially, don’t raise your standard of living, raise your standard of giving.” Anonymous

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