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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Put aside your pride, Set down your arrogance, And remember your grave.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you - they neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Like your body your mind also gets tired so refresh it by wise sayings.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Patience is of two kinds: patience over what pains you, and patience against what you covet.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Had there not been five bad qualities, all the people would have been righteous. Contentment with ignorance; love for worldly life; miserliness inspite of much wealth; ostentation in (good) deeds; and pride in their own intelligence.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Two things cause people to be destroyed: fear of poverty and seeking superiority through pride.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Do not be misled by appearances for these are apt to be deceptive.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Never explain yourself to anyone, because the one who likes you would not need it, and the one dislikes you wouldn't believe it.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

A man's worth depends upon the nobility of his aspirations.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Know thyself, and thou shalt know God.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Nothing hurts a good soul and kind heart more than to live amongst people who can't understand it.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Be like a flower that gives its fragrance even to the hand that crushed it.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

I was not created to be occupied by eating delicious foods like tied up cattle.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Glory is for none but the learned, Guided are they - and proofs for seekers of guidance. Every person is measured based on how much of it (knowledge) he mastered, The ignorant are to the learned their enemies, Succeed with knowledge and live energetically forever, Men are all dead, only the possessors of knowledge are truly alive

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The vision of the eye is limited; the vision of the heart transcends all barriers of time and space.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The highest person is he who is of most use to humankind.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

There is no greater wealth than wisdom, no greater poverty than ignorance; no greater heritage than culture and no greater support than consultation.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

In this world, man is a target of death, an easy prey to calamities, here every morsel and every draught is liable to choke one, here one never receives a favour until he loses another instead, here every additional day in one's life is a day reduced from the total span of his existence, when death is the natural outcome of life, how can we expect immortality.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Allah, the Exalted, gave the angels intellect without desires, He gave the animals desires without intellect, and He gave both to the sons of Adam. So a man whose intellect prevails over his desires is better than the angels, whilst a man whose desire prevails over his intellect is worse than the animals.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

A calamity does not descend except due to a sin and it is not lifted except with repentance.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

People's hearts are like wild animals. They attach their selves to those that love and train them.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Know you that Allah has made Islam the most sublime path for attainment of His supreme pleasure and the highest standards of his worship and obedience. He has favoured it with noble precepts, exalted principles, undoubtable arguments, unchallengeable supremacy and undeniable wisdom. It is up to you to maintain the eminence and dignity granted to it by the Lord, to follow it sincerely, to do justice to its articles of faith and belief, to obey implicitly its tenets and orders and to give it the proper place in your lives.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The best companion and helper is admirable morals.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Life consists of two days: one for you and one against you, so when it's for you don't be proud or reckless, and when it's against you be patient, for both days are test for you

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Do not be like those on whom advice has no effect and who require punishment to correct themselves.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The worst of our faults is our interest in other people's faults.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

O World, try to deceive someone else. Are you trying to tempt me or attract me? No way! I divorce you irrevocably. Your time is short and you are insignificant. Alas! The provision is little, the journey is long and the way is lonely.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

To fight against one's desires is the greatest of all fights.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The weakest man is the one who is able to correct his moral defects, but doesn't take action.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Stubbornness destroys good advice.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Greed is permanent slavery

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The outcome of fear is disappointment and shyness is frustration.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Be afraid of a dignified man when he is hungry and a wicked man when his belly is full.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Don't engage your heart in grief over the past or you wont be ready for what is coming.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Your Remedy is within you, but you do not sense it. Your Sickness is from you, but you do not perceive it. You Presume you are a small entity, But within you is enfolded the entire universe. You are indeed the evident book, By whose alphabet the hidden becomes the manifest. Therefore, you have no need to look beyond yourself, What you seek is within you, if only you reflect.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

A girl is a good deed and a boy is a bounty. Good deeds are rewarded while people are held accountable for bounties.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Do for this life as if you live forever, do for the afterlife as if you will die tomorrow.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Silence is the garden of thought.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Whoever educates himself and improves his own morals & character is superior to the man who tries to teach & train others.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

There are three signs of a knowledgeable person: knowledge, forbearance and silence.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Safety lies in silence. It is easier to rectify what you miss by silence, than to secure what you lose by speaking.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

There is no nobility with bad manners.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The best revenge is to improve yourself.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

The relation of patience to iman is like the relation of the head to the body. If the head is chopped off, the body becomes useless. Then he raised his voice and said: Certainly, the one who has no patience has no iman, and patience is like a riding-beast that nevers gets tired

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

A hopeless man sees difficulties in every chance, but a hopeful person sees chances in every difficulty.

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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

An accepted deed is never small in Taqwa (consciousness of Allah), how can what has been accepted be small?