Said Nursi Quotes

If you want an enemy, the soul (nafs) is sufficient. If you want advice, death is sufficient.

I am not free and independent; I am a traveler with duties.

Worry is itself an illness, since worry is an accusation against Divine Wisdom, a criticism of Divine Mercy.

The truth cannot be deceptive, and one who sees it cannot be deceived.

The mirror to the beautiful is beautiful.

The heart does not derive pure pleasure from what is impermanent.

Do what you do only for God’s sake, start for God’s sake, work for God’s sake, and act within the sphere of God’s good approval.

Life is a manifestation of unity.

Can you not see the numerous designs made by God as signs, similitudes, or analogies of resurrection? He has placed them in every era, the alteration of day and night, even in the coming and going of clouds.

He causes huge bodies like sun to proclaim His Majesty through His Names the All-Gracious, Great, reciting: ‘ O Glorious One, O Great One, O Mighty One’, while tiny animate creatures like flies and fish proclaim His Mercy, reciting: ‘O Gracious One, O Compassionate One, O Generous One

A thing’s innate disposition does not lie.