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Death is a universal truth and every soul should taste of death. These Islamic quotes on death help you to understand the reality of death in Islam.

Islam is a complete religion that provides assistance in every field of life. You can take help in every kind of situation you face in life, whether there is happiness, sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, stress, disaster, about love, marriage and even about every aspect and situation in anyone’s life.

Islamic teaching reached us by two means; By Quran and by Hadith. These Islamic quotes on death are a little bit part of these Islamic teachings. In Islam, the world is for a short time and all of us sent to this world by Allah for a short life and this is said a trial life and after that, everything must taste the death and finally everyone should be present in front of Allah. That was the Day of Judgment and everyone should get the reward according to their deeds. One who obeys all the teachings of Islam they will be in heaven and those who refuse, hell is ready for them.

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Beautiful Islamic Quotes On Death

If you want to know about the teaching of Islam about death and after that then these Islamic quotes about death are really helpful for you. So you can better understand the way of living and after that life in Islam.

  • “Every self will taste death. You will be paid your wages in full on the Day of Rising. Anyone who is distanced from the Fire and admitted to the Garden has triumphed. The life of this world is only the enjoyment of delusion,” Al-Quran

  • “When death comes to one of them, he says, ‘My Lord, send me back! So that I can do good in the things I neglected.’ By no means! It is a mere word that he speaks.”  Al-Quran

  • “Everyone who is taken by death asks for more time, while everyone who still has time makes excuses for procrastination.”  Hazrat Ali RA

Islamic Quotes On Death

  • “Everything around you will be gone one day, the only thing that will matter is what you did for Allah.”

  • “Every soul will taste death, and you will only be given your [full] compensation on the Day of Resurrection. So he who is drawn away from the Fire and admitted to Paradise has attained [his desire]. And what is the life of this world except for the enjoyment of delusion?”   Al-Quran

  • “Allah causes you to live, then causes you to die; then He will assemble you for the Day of Resurrection, about which there is no doubt, but most of the people do not know.”  Al-Quran

  • “If you survive till the evening, do not expect to be alive in the morning, and if you survive till the morning, do not expect to be alive in the evening, and take from your health for your sickness, and (take) from your life for your death.”  Sahih Bukhari

  • “This worldly life is ending but the Hereafter is approaching & each of them has its children. So be children of the hereafter, not children of this world, for today we have the opportunity to do good deeds whereas tomorrow may be too late.”  Sahih Bukhari

  • “All people go to Allah after their death. A wise person goes to Allah before their death.”

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Islamic Quotes about Death

  • “Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.”  Ibn Taymiyyah

  • “Who created death and life that He may try you – which of you is best in deeds, and He is Mighty and Forgiving.”  Al-Quran

  • “The thing I fear for you the most is following desires and having hopes for this worldly life. Following desires blocks one from the truth, & having worldly hopes makes one forget the Hereafter.  Hazrat Ali RA

  • The Prophet S.A.W said, “When carried to his grave, a dead person is followed by three, two of which return (after his burial) & one remains with him: his relative, his property, & his deeds follow him; relatives & his property go back while his deeds remain with him.”

  • “The children of Adam carry the mark of death like necklaces that adorn the neck of a bride.”  Imam Hussain AS

  • “The death of a loved one is a reminder to us. After all, life is a preparation for the day you will meet your Maker.”  Mufti Menk

  • “Allah gave you this world so that you may seek the Hereafter with it, not for you to desire it.”  Hazrat Usman RA

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  • “The martyrs are of five kinds: one who dies of plague, one who dies of stomach disease, one who drowns, one who dies under debris, and one who dies in the path of Allah the Exalted.”  Sahih Bukhari

  • “When you are running away from the world and death is approaching, there is no question of delay in the encounter.”  Hazrat Ali RA

  • Abu Hurayra reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Remember frequently the thing that cuts off pleasures,”

  • “When the love of this world enters the heart, fear of the Hereafter exits from it. Beware of worldly distractions, for no servant opens a door of this world without several doors of works for the Hereafter being shut for him.”  Hasan Al-Basri

  • The Prophet S.A.W said, “O Allah! There is no life worth living except for the life of the Hereafter… Bukhari

  • “Losing time is harder than death, as losing time keeps you away from Allah and the Hereafter, while death keeps you away from the worldly life and people.”  Ibn Qayyim RA

  • “A real man is the one who fears the death of his heart, not his body.” Ibn Al-Qayyim

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Islamic death quotes

  • “Whoever remembers death often will find a small amount (of worldly things) sufficient for him; & whoever includes his speech in his deeds will speak little”.  Al Awzai

  • “Wise is he who controls his desires & prepares for the life which starts after death, and wretched is he who makes himself a slave to his desires and has false expectations of Allah”  Tirmidhi

  • “The Almighty is more merciful than a mother is to her child. So no matter what mistakes you’ve made. return to Him with regret and repent.” – Mufti Menk

  • “I do not hesitate to do anything as I hesitate to take the soul of the believer, for he hates death and I hate to disappoint him.”  Sahih Bukhari

  • “Every self will be tasting of death. And We try you with evil and charity for temptation, and to Us, you will be returned.”  Al-Quran

  • “All matters are subject to destiny, so much so that sometimes death results from the effort.”  Hazrat Ali RA

  • “When their specified time arrives, they cannot delay it for a single hour nor can they bring it forward,”  Al-Quran

  • “Wherever you are, death will find you out; even you are in towers built up strong and high.”  Al-Quran

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Islamic quotes about the death of your loved ones

  • The Prophet S.A.W said: “He who loves his worldly life will harm his Hereafter. And he who loves his Hereafter will harm his worldly life. Give preference then, to that which is eternal (The Hereafter) over that which is temporary”.

  • “What is the life of this world but play and amusement? But best is the home in the hereafter, for those who are righteous. Will ye not then understand?”  Al-Quran

  • “How poor is the son of Adam, he knows not his length of days nor understands his sickness. The sting of a flea will make him suffer, he smelts of sweat and dies of cough.”  Hazrat Ali RA

  • “Death, from which you are running away from, will certainly catch up with you. Then you will be returned to the Knower of the Unseen and the Visible (i.e. Allah) and He will inform you about what you did.”  Al-Quran

  • The prophet S.A.W said: “The dead are tortured in their graves to the point that animals can hear them.”

  • “This worldly life is like a shadow. If you try to catch it, you will never be able to do so. If you turn your back towards it, it has no choice but to follow you.”  Ibn Quayyim Al-Jawziyya

  • “No self knows what it will earn tomorrow and no self knows in what land it will die.”  Al-Quran

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Islam saying about the hereafter or afterlife

  • “Whoever loves to meet Allah, Allah loves to meet him, and whoever hates to meet Allah, Allah hates to meet him.”  Sahih Muslim

  • “And this worldly life is not but diversion and amusement. And indeed, the home of the Hereafter.”  Al-Quran

  • “Life is not guaranteed at all but death is absolutely guaranteed upon all, yet we still prepare for life more than death.”

  • “A friend cannot be considered a friend until he is tested on three occasions: in time of need, behind your back, and after your death.”  Hazrat Ali RA

  • “The world is 3 days: As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work on it.”  Hasan Al-Basri

  • “Death is not the biggest disaster in life. The biggest disaster in life is When our fear of Allah dies when we are still alive.”

  • “It is Allah Who gives you life, then gives you death; then He will gather you together for the Day of Judgment about which there is no doubt”: But most men do not understand.  Al-Quran

  • “Death will find you even if you hide in fortresses built up strong and high.”  Al-Quran

Islam saying about the afterlife

  • “Let none of you wish for death. If he is righteous then he might increase his good deeds, and if he is sinful then he might repent.”  Sahih Bukhari

  • “and if you had seen when the unjust shall be in the agonies of death and the angels shall spread forth their hands: Give up your souls; today shall you be recompensed with an ignominious chastisement”.  Al-Quran

  • “The people of the world are like travelers who are being carried while they are asleep.”

  • “My Lord! You have surely granted me authority and taught me the interpretation of dreams. ˹O˺ Originator of the heavens and the earth! You are my Guardian in this world and the Hereafter. Allow me to die as one who submits and join me with the righteous.”  Al-Quran

  • “The happiness of the drop is to die in the river.”  Imam Al-Ghazali

  • “Charity is an effective cure, and the actions of people in their present life will be before their eyes in the next life.”  Hazrat Ali RA


These Islamic quotes on death motivate and give inspiration to the death of your beloved ones. There are many other inspirational Islamic death quotes which will we update soon in our article. if you have any beautiful Islamic quote about death then share it with us. we love to hear from you. Thanks for reading…






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