Khalid ibn al-Walid

When I am in the battlefield, I love it more then my wedding night with the most beautiful of women
Khalid ibn al-Walid

If you are truthful you will survive. If you lie you shall perish.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

The earth destroys its fools, but the intelligent destroy the earth.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

When I am in the battlefield, I love it more than my wedding night with the most beautiful of women
Khalid ibn al-Walid

May the eyes of cowards never sleep
Khalid ibn al-Walid

Submit to Islam and be safe. Or agree to the payment of the Jizya (tax), and you and your people will be under our protection, else you will have only yourself to blame for the consequences, for I bring the men who desire death as ardently as you desire life.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

When Allah decides a matter, it is done.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

Do not say that! How few are the Romans and how numerous are we ! ‘An army’s strength lies not in numbers of men but in Allah’s help, and its weakness lies in being forsaken by Allah
Khalid ibn al-Walid

And here I am, dying in my bed, like cattle die. May the eyes of cowards never sleep.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

Wait a while; there will come to you mounts, carrying lions in shining armor, battalions followed by battalions.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

Man intends one thing, but Allah intends another.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

I have dedicated my life to the way of Allah, Most High.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

If Abu Bakr is dead and Umar is Caliph, then we hear and obey.
Khalid ibn al-Walid

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Khalid ibn al-Walid

Khalid ibn al-Walid, also known as Khalid bin al-Waleed or simply Khalid, was a prominent military commander in early Islamic history. He was born in Mecca in approximately 592 CE and died in 642 CE. Khalid is best known for his military prowess and leadership in the early Islamic conquests, particularly during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad and the subsequent Rashidun Caliphate.

Khalid initially opposed the early Muslim community but later converted to Islam, becoming one of its most dedicated and skilled generals. He played a pivotal role in several key battles, including the Battle of Uhud and the Battle of the Trench. However, he is most renowned for his strategic brilliance and decisive victories in battles like the Battle of Yarmouk and the Battle of Qadisiyyah, which led to the expansion of the Islamic empire into Byzantine and Sassanian territories.

Khalid ibn al-Walid is often referred to as “Sword of Allah” (Saifullah) due to his military achievements and contributions to the early Islamic conquests. Despite his remarkable military career, his later life was marked by a period of relative retirement from military activities. Khalid passed away in Homs, Syria, in 642 CE. He remains a revered figure in Islamic history and is admired for his military leadership and dedication to the early Islamic community.

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