Nafs Quotes

Quotes tagged as "nafs" (showing 1-11 of 11)
Idries Shah
“The impatient man is his own enemy; he slams the door on his own progress.”
Idries Shah, The Commanding Self

Idries Shah
“Great men are great until they know it. Saints are holy until they know it.”
Idries Shah, Seeker After Truth

Idries Shah
“For every Pharoah there is a Moses.”
Idries Shah, Caravan of Dreams

Idries Shah
“Show me a person who really knows what 'good' is, and I will show you that he almost never uses the word.”
Idries Shah, Caravan of Dreams

Idries Shah
“The major barrier to understanding is wishful thinking and following that which pleases one.”
Idries Shah, The Commanding Self

“You must know everything that God has forbidden you so as to be able to avoid it, for the one who does not recognize evil falls into it.”
Imam Abdallah ibn Alawi Al-Haddad

Idries Shah
“To say "yes" to the Sufi way is to say "no" to imagined escapes.”
Idries Shah, Learning How to Learn: Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way

Idries Shah
“La mayor barrera para la comprensión es el pensamiento anhelante y seguir lo que a uno le gusta.”
Idries Shah, The Commanding Self

Idries Shah
“Por cada Faraón hay un Moisés.”
Idries Shah, Caravan of Dreams

Idries Shah
“Sentirse importante es un vicio, no una virtud, no importa lo escondido que esté como participación en algo noble.”
Idries Shah, Learning How to Learn: Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way

Idries Shah
“Si no te reprochas a ti mismo”, dice Saadi, “no aceptarás el reproche ajeno.”
Idries Shah, The Sufis