Mufti Menk is a Zimbwabean Muslim leader who has over the years become loved by many for his inspirational and motivational quotes of wisdom and knowledge.

Mufti Menk Quotes are filled with thought-provoking ideas on humanity, life, love, humility, and giving. He further comments on marriage and advises on a wide area of living for Muslims and anyone willing to listen. He is world-renowned and has a massive following both on social media and in belief. He was named one of the most influential Muslims in the world since 2010.

Mufti Menk was honoured with an Honorary Doctorate of Social Guidance by Aldersgate College, the Philippines, and its collaborative partner Aldersgate College – Dublin, Ireland on 16 April 2016.

These are some of Mufti Menk’s Greatest Quotes.  

90 Mufti Menk Quotes That will Transform Your Thinking

mufti menk quotes
  1. “Don’t let past mistakes make you lose hope of achieving good. Some of those with the worst past have made a great future for themselves.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  2. “The truth is we all need encouragement & motivation. Everybody needs somebody to cheer them on, someone who sees the best in you. There are too many people putting others down in this world. Be a positive influence in someone’s life.” ― Mufti Menk
  3. “Don’t be distracted by the noise going on. Pause & reflect. You’ll realize how much time you’ve wasted on all that nonsense around you.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  4. “Almighty. May we never be among those who are like leaking buckets. People who follow up their good deeds with bad ones. May we never be among those who pray, fast & give charity but curse, swear, gossip & backbite without batting an eyelid. Protect us from such behaviour!”  ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  5. “Know your self-worth. You might feel unwanted & unworthy to one person, but you are priceless to another.  Spend time with those who value you. No matter how good you are to others, there’ll always be that one negative person who criticizes you.  Smile, carry on & do your thing!” ― Mufti Menk
  6. “Whilst smiling is considered an act of reward, putting a smile on the face of others is considered an even bigger act of reward.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  7. “Find it in your heart to fully forgive the one who’s wronged you. It’s difficult but the rewards are great and given by the almighty himself.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  8. “My heart is too valuable to allow hatred and jealousy to rent a spot.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  9. “Be mindful of your reactions. When you’re negative, it will bring about negative consequences. Always choose kindness, love and compassion over anger, pride, jealousy, arrogance and malice. Learn to respond in a positive manner. It will have a huge impact on your life!” ― Mufti Menk
  10. “Whatever you do, be gentle. People might have forgiven your harsh words but they may never forget how it stabbed their heart at that time!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  11. “Stop putting yourself down. Stop doubting how far you’ve come. Stop regretting the choices you’ve made. Satan will make you think otherwise. His job is to make you miserable and depressed. Don’t cave in. Always encourage, support and believe in yourself. That’s the way forward!” ― Mufti Menk
  12. “When you strive in the way of the Almighty, you don’t worry about being accepted or having the approval of others. You know your priority.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  13. “Life comes at us fast & will throw up many challenges. Occasionally, it will hit us so hard that we feel like giving up. But remember the Almighty’s promise that with hardship comes ease; that trouble doesn’t last always. This is just a season; don’t quit. It can only get better!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  14. “Just because some people treat you badly, it doesn’t give you the right to do the same to others. You can break the cycle of negativity & abuse. Instead of feeling angry & hateful, learn positive & empowering behaviour. Focus on your reaction rather than the behaviour of others.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  15. “There’s one thing about the Almighty you need to understand. When He sees you doing your utmost, going out of your way to please Him, He will bless you in every way. Stay focused in your journey. Have unflinching faith in your Lord. He’s the Best Disposer of your affairs!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  16. “The moment you start comparing your life with others is the start of your downfall. You’ll lose your peace and sense of gratitude. Thank the Almighty.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  17. “There’ll always be brickbats and naysayers in life. That’s the nature of man. Always interested in other people’s lives. Learn to focus on your own journey. You will never reach your destination if you keep stopping and throwing stones at every dog that barks. Stay alert.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  18. “If people display bad character towards us, it should not make us drop our good character as a result.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  19. “Every test in life makes us bitter or better. Every problem comes to make us or break us. The choice is ours to become victims or victorious.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  20. “No matter what’s going on, always uphold decent character & conduct. Let them criticise, let them pick on petty issues, let them say nasty things. Be good, be kind-hearted even if they are not. Remember there’s Judgement Day! They’ll pay their dues on The Day of Recompense.” ― Mufti Menk
  21. “Obstacles on our path are some of the tests of life. They make us stronger, better people and open up doors we had never imagined.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  22. “Why do we complain constantly? There’s a simple and fundamental reason for it: we lack a sense of contentment. The truth is we are often dissatisfied & this has taken over the place of contentment in our hearts. So everything that we say is a reflection of how we feel!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  23. “How can you stay positive in a world that’s really quite bleak out there? Let’s admit it. It can be rather difficult at times. But the bottom line is: you should always thank the Almighty for what you have and trust Him for all your needs. Never doubt what He can do!” ― Mufti Menk
  24. “Are you often distracted? In this age of constant distraction, focus is crucial in our relationship with the Almighty. This focus is not only meant for our daily prayers but should cover every aspect of our lives. Living a distracted life leads nowhere. You’ll fall prey to Satan.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  25. “If you’re miserable because your dream was shattered to smithereens, here’s some precious advice.  Even champions have broken dreams but the difference is they aren’t afraid to pick the pieces up and start all over again; often with resounding success all round!”  ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  26. “We live in a strange world where the poor walk miles to get food, and the rich walk miles to digest food.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  27. “The bottom line is: you really can’t count on people to motivate and build you up in life. Everyone is so caught up in their own lives that they have little or no time for others. Learn to encourage yourself and remember not to leave the Almighty out of the equation!” ― Mufti Menk
  28. “Be mindful of the people you allow into your life. Be even more careful what you share with them. People love to talk. So don’t give them that additional platform by baring your all. Keeping unnecessary people out of your business can help eliminate a lot of problems later on.” ― Mufti Menk
  29. “Don’t stress too much about your worldly affairs. Life is fragile. Today you’re here, tomorrow you’re gone. Take it in your stride. You’ll be spending forever in the Hereafter. Focus on doing good always to secure a better life. Satan will distract you, so remain vigilant!” ― Mufti Menk
  30. “Get up to pray in the dark when all are asleep and see how your path is lit and your life begins to shine.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  31. “Don’t mind those who constantly criticize you. They’re actually the ones who dare not admit that they’ve certain flaws. That’s why they will strongly defend themselves if you tried to help them. Pray for them, and take whatever they say with a huge pinch of salt!”― Mufti Ismail Menk
  32. “It doesn’t matter what they think, it doesn’t matter what they say. If your intention is good, the results will be good eventually. The Almighty will take care of that. Don’t complicate things. Stay focused in your efforts. Let them not distract you from your main goal!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  33. “Protecting your gaze should be taken seriously. Why? Because what the heart sees, the mind preserves. Letting the gaze go astray makes the heart blind to distinguishing between truth & falsehood. It also cloaks the heart with darkness while lowering the gaze clothes it in light!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  34. “At times, we condemn good people because we disagree with them over a few issues. We refuse to see the good they’re doing. Disagreements do not automatically make a person extreme, bad, or evil. Learn to distinguish between the one who respectfully disagrees & the one who is evil!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  35. “Learn to admit your mistakes. Eat humble pie, swallow your pride and know that you’ll be respected more for it. Many fail to understand this. The earlier you admit that you have done wrong, the more time you have to learn and grow from them. It’s a lesson well learned!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  36. “The tongue can cut deeper than the sword or heal faster than in the ward.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  37. “A sincere call to the Almighty can change what you may have thought was impossible to change. Never lose hope.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  38. “No matter what you’re going through in life, always have faith in the Almighty. Trust that He wants the best for you, even if He doesn’t give you exactly what you want, He’s always taking care of your needs. You might not see it right away, but eventually it’ll all make sense.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  39. “He who disagrees with you could be correct whilst he who cheers you on could be making a mistake. Ponder.” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  40. “In this age of nudity, the more you reveal the cheaper you are regarded, even if the world makes you feel you are liberated. Modest dress plays a key role in purification of the soul and deep inner contentment.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  41. “We love ourselves after so many mistakes, so why do we hate others for one or two mistakes they’ve made.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  42. “Check yourself often and correct your faults. Quit blaming others. Take responsibility for your own life. That’s the only way you can grow!”― Mufti Ismail Menk
  43. “You will be offended by some people at some point in your life. Don’t take it to heart. Don’t keep it inside you. Holding on to hurt and pain will only harm you in the long run. Choose to forgive. Release the baggage of your past. Let it go and let the Almighty heal you!” ― Mufti Menk
  44. “How do you react to those who’ve wronged you? Two wrongs do not make a right. You can’t be mean, angry or bitter & expect goodness in return. Don’t become obsessed with revenge. Let it go and let the Almighty handle it. Be the better, kinder person always. Rise above it all.” ― Mufti Menk
  45. “Always ask the Almighty to help us focus on things that are good, pure, honorable, righteous, excellent & worthy of praise. Abandon thoughts that cloud our judgement, cause doubt & make us think ill of others! They’re the work of Satan. Good thoughts make all the difference!” ― Mufti Menk
  46. “Life can be difficult if all you see is everything that’s wrong. Start focusing on what’s right, what’s good, what’s constructive. No matter what you’re facing, if you choose a positive mindset, you’ll emerge the winner. So if you want to feel better, you’ve got to think better!” ― Mufti Menk
  47. “We want to make the world a better place but we are not prepared to improve ourselves.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  48. “When you control your anger, you earn His pleasure. It’s a test of the strength of your character. Be conscious of it so you won’t regret.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  49. “Persistence has its rewards. So when you feel like giving up, keep going. Remember, it’s darkest before dawn. Don’t let the pressures of life set you back. Pressure can either break you or make you; the choice is yours to make. Think carefully before making your decision!” ― Mufti Menk
  50. “When you learn to discipline your tongue, you’ll stop scrutinizing, judging and condemning others. You’ll then focus on your own weaknesses.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  51. “When a matter has been resolved, we should not keep bringing up the past.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  52. “Pain is there for a reason. It’ll soften your heart. It’ll draw you closer to the Almighty. It’ll let you see His divine wisdom. Embrace it.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  53. “When someone tries to offend you, remember you can’t control your response. Save yourself and don’t react.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  54. “Clothing yourself with the best character is more appealing than clothing yourself with expensive labels.” Mufti Ismail Menk
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Mufti Menk Marriage Quotes

Mufti Menk Marriage Quotes
  1. “Work hard on your marriage. Don’t give up so easily unless you’ve exhausted all avenues of reconciliation. Everyone goes through challenges. It’s part of life. Choosing to divorce without seriously trying to resolve matters is regrettable. Divorce should only be as a last resort.”  ― Mufti Menk
  2. “Be mindful when nursing a broken heart. You may think you’ve reached the end of the road & you feel empty. Satan is an opportunist. He will jump in to cause doubt & unleash evil thoughts; strive to block him out. Turn to the Almighty. Seek His help. Only He can heal you!” ― Mufti Menk
  3. “Marry someone who is deeply interested in the way of God because that is who your children will follow.” – Mufti Ismail Menk
  4. “Don’t think marriage is what you see in pictures on Instagram. It’s hard work, a lot of sacrifice as well as give & take.Prepare to commit!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  5. “Work hard on your marriage. Don’t give up so easily unless you’ve exhausted all avenues of reconciliation. Everyone goes through challenges. It’s part of life. Choosing to divorce without seriously trying to resolve matters is regrettable. Divorce should only be as a last resort.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  6. “Family interference is one of the reasons why marriages fail. When spouses share personal or internal problems with family members, be prepared for trouble. Problems get distorted. Problems become larger than life. Try and settle your disputes without taking them to others.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  7. “Social media can ruin your marriage. Put together your smart gadgets & social media & you have a volatile combination that can dominate your marriage & control your life. Communication with your spouse should take priority. Don’t let anyone else, let alone your gadgets intervene!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  8. “Whatever you undertake in life, be it in business, marriage, etc don’t expect a perfect fit. If you do, you’re in for a huge disappointment. Learn to adapt to given situations. Construct a positive environment for yourself & above all seek your strength from the Almighty.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  9. “Many want to marry but they forget that staying married is hard work. It doesn’t just happen. “Easy” was never part of the agreement. Don’t think divorce is the easy way out because it isn’t. Work hard at your marriage. Remember, everything in life improves when we work at it!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  10. “Love, trust and mutual respect are the bedrock of a solid marriage. It doesn’t come easy. It’s hard work & has to be nurtured daily. Don’t let mistrust creep into the equation. Don’t give your spouse reason to mistrust you. Once trust is broken, it will not be the same again.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  11. “Treat your spouse kindly and do not resort to abuse in any form. Lack of kindness is often the source of marital conflicts & the cause of most divorce. Anger, selfish or irresponsible behavior & criticism have a huge impact on kindness. It will threaten your marriage bit by bit!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  12. “Many think that marriage is magical and that love can change all your woes. When it fades or leaves, at least from time to time, they think that means the marriage should end. Wrong! Marriages take work. They don’t happen by magic and don’t stay alive without investing in them!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  13. “Don’t marry someone with the intention of changing them, or trying to fix their bad ways. You might just end up disappointed and messing up your marriage. Marry someone who shares your views on building a home together, based on fundamentals set out by the Almighty!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  14. “So you’re having issues with your health, your finances, your marriage, your children and the list goes on. You’re going through heartache and disappointment; you feel overwhelmed; close to giving up! Keep asking the Almighty. Nothing is too big for the Lord of the Worlds!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  15. “Marriage is a lot about give and take and sacrifice. It will fail if you start competing with your spouse. It’s not about who’s the stronger person. It’s about who’s willing to compromise and do more to make the other happy. Remember, it’s the little things that go a long way.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  16. “Don’t compare your marriage to what you see online. There will always be people who post pictures making it look like they’re having a better time than you and your spouse! Avoid the temptation to make a comparison. Envy is dangerous. Disastrous even; so stay offline if you must!”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  17. “Be kind & don’t abuse your spouse. Lack of kindness is the source of marital conflicts & the cause of most divorces. Anger, selfish or irresponsible behavior & criticism, push away kindness. Bit by bit, lack of kindness chips away the marriage foundation.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
  18. “Stop comparing your marriage to what you see online. Couples post pictures making it look like they’re having a perpetual honeymoon and you fall for it. You get miserable. Wake up. Real life isn’t like that. Besides, envy is dangerous. Disastrous even; so get offline & on track.”  – Mufti Ismail Menk
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Mufti Menk Patience Quotes

Mufti Menk Patience Quotes
  1. “‪So you’ve been having a tough time. You don’t know how long more you can hold on. Remember bad days don’t last forever. Keep patience alive!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  2. “Quit worrying about the past. Things happen for a reason. The Almighty never wastes a moment of what you’ve experienced. What you went through before can be the catalyst for change that’s needed tomorrow. Remember, if the Almighty is for you, nobody can be against you!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk
  3. The trials that come your way can make you better or bitter. They can make you grow up or give up. The Almighty’s watching your response. Have you got what it takes to go through tough trials? Will you bear good patience with a soft heart or will your heart harden in the process?
  4. “Take your time to heal from whatever it is that has hurt you or caused you grief. It won’t happen overnight. It’s a process which requires a lot of patience. Seek your strength from the Almighty. Let Him be your Guide and  Protector because only He can make you whole again.” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  5. “Don’t be discouraged when you see others doing well. Don’t begrudge your friend for getting that job you’ve been eyeing for a while. You are almost there. What the Almighty is giving you requires patience, focus and commitment! Your time will come when He  makes it happen!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  6. “Always ask the Almighty to grant us peace of mind. Don’t let the noise around us distract us to the point where we can’t figure out what He is doing for us. Instead of focusing on our problems, let us focus on His Plan for us. We need to bear patience & walk in obedience.” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  7. “You didn’t experience whatever you’ve been through in the past for nothing. Every bit of it was the Almighty’s Plan. The Almighty is going to take you to a another level. He has it all planned for you. Turn to Him. Bear beautiful patience and wait for things to unfold!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  8. “Practice, patience & perseverance. These are essential ingredients if you want to excel in whatever you’re doing, Nothing comes easy. The Almighty has equipped you with the faculties & capabilities. Put them to good use. Sitting around,  waiting for things to happen won’t work!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  9. “No one has a perfect life. You don’t need a perfect life to be content or happy. We’re grateful for the Almighty’s blessings and we constantly thank Him for looking after us. Accept change and His trials as part of this short life. Bear patience and never lose hope in His Mercy.” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  10. “Stop stressing over the fact that you haven’t figured it all out yet. No one has! Trust that the Almighty has your back and He will work it out. Your job is to do your best. He will test your faith. He will test your patience. He will test your sincerity. Don’t rush things!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  11. “Don’t rush the Almighty. Let Him do what needs to be done. Don’t block your blessings by moving too quickly. Sometimes the wait might be long. But nothing goes unanswered! Trust His timing. Bear beautiful patience while you wait. Great things take time!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  12. “If you’re feeling down and depressed at the moment, you have to believe that you’ll experience the favours of the Almighty in unexpected and unusual ways. For as long as you trust Him, He will turn your troubles, challenges and hardship in your favour. Bear patience!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  13. “There will be times when things don’t work out because that’s not where the Almighty wants you to be. Don’t question Him. Instead, trust Him, His plan & His timing. Even when you don’t understand the details of His plan, bear patience because it will be unravelled in good time!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  14. “We are a quick fix generation. Everything must happen now; at the flick of a switch or the press of a button. We need to learn patience, live a life of gratitude. Keep the Almighty at the top of our priorities. So let’s get a perspective on our lives. May He continue to guide us!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  15. “Life is but test after test. Be prepared to be tested with fear, failure, loss, health, wealth. Bear it with good patience or get upset & miserable? What should keep you going is the thought that nothing lasts. The Almighty has a beautiful Paradise waiting for you. Don’t give up!” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  16. “Don’t get discouraged when things don’t happen according to your timing. Pray that the Almighty grants you ultimate patience while you wait. Constantly remind yourself that the longer it takes, the more He has in store for you.” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
  17. If people can say LOL without laughing then they can say I love you without loving” — Sheikh Mufti Menk
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Mufti Menk on Giving and Generosity Quotes

Mufti Menk on Giving and Generosity Quotes
  1. “All the good you’ve done, no matter how small, will come back to you. So don’t despair but give generously. Act with kindness. It’s contagious. Do things with a pure heart and leave the rest to the Almighty. He’s All-Knowing!” ― Mufti Ismail Menk

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