I do not want to memorize Qur’aan because of fearing of falling into Riyaa’ (showing-off)

Question 108: I love to recite and memorize the Qur’aan but whenever I remember Riyaa’ (showing-off), I fear to commit it, so I stop memorizing for fear of that. Could you kindly advise?

Answer: Seek Allaah’s Help, be sincere to Allaah, and start memorizing the Book of Allaah without hesitation. Resist and ward off Waswasah (insinuating thoughts from Satan), for they are tricks that frustrate and drive people away from doing good deeds... read more here.

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Is it permissible for a Muslim to memorize Al-Faatihah, Al-Falaq and Al-Naas only?

Question 107: Is it permissible for a Muslim not to memorize anything but Soorahs Al-Faatihah and Al-Mu`awwidhatayn (two Soorah Al-Falaq and Al-Naas) without any attempt to memorize more Soorahs?

Enlighten us with your Fatwaa’, may Allaah reward you with the best!

Answer: A Muslim should recite the Qur’aan frequently with contemplation and act according to its teachings. A Muslim should also memorize as much as he can of the Qur’aan and regularly revise the memorized portions in order not to forget them. Indeed, this contains great benefit... read more here.