1)The generous are the masters of the people
in this world, while the pious are
2)The believer’s fury will not deviate him from the right path.
who wishes to be the strongest of all should rely on God.
knowledge and silence are the signs found in a jurisprudence.
bear enmity towards the people is the worst provision for the journey to the
6)The oppressors will finally be punished.
who causes God’s wrath in order to provide a king’s consent is an
8)Almightiness is reserved for God the One. He
who claims the possession of this
be perished by God. Qur’an
9)Rayan says I said to Imam Reza (a.s.) “What
do you say about Quran?” He
Quran is the speech of God. Do not step ahead of it. And do not seek the
except from Quran, for, you will go astray.
10)He who begins his day without being concerned
about improving the Muslims'
affairs should not be called a Muslim.
11)He who betrays his brethren, causes them
losses and deceives them, is not one
12)One who torments his neighbor is not one of
13)He who wishes to be the most dear to the
people must be virtuous both in public
and in secret.
14)Man‘s intellect is his friend and ignorance,
15)He who acts
with no insight looks like a pedestrian who travels on a wrong path.
The faster he walks, the deviated he becomes
out the straight path.
16)Human intellect is a divine blessing but
politeness is acquired through
intellect is primarily to have faith in God and secondly to behave well towards
18)If the men of knowledge present their
knowledge to the ignorant people, they
have spoiled it.
beneficence include concealment of your good deeds, tolerance in
and reticence in disasters.
angry with others and do not ask anything from them. Wish for
the people whatever you wish for yourself.
21)To be friendly with others denotes one haIf
Manners and training
22)He who adopts
someone as a brother in order to provide God’s consent will be
given a chamber in paradise.
23)One ought to see his guests off to the
24)He who does
not offer his thanks to his benefactor has not actually praised God
great and the glorious.
25)Penalty for ingratitude occurs instantly.
26)Prudence keeps repentance away.
27)Gifts cast out hatred from the heart.
28)Humbleness means treating others the same
way as you expect them to treat
29)Remission is good when not accompanied by
30)The best and
most respected virtue of a man is to do good and to fulfill the desires of
31)To help the disabled is much better than to
32) God will make
happy on the Day of Judgment, the person who has removed the grief from the
heart of a believer.
33)you had better
avoid the munificence that results in the greater loss to you than the benefits
received by your brethren.
34)He who is sure about the divine rewards will
be more generous.
35)Giving alms is the most valuable savings.
36)It is much better to be uninterested in
other’s properties than to be munificent.
37)He who wishes to be the most needless,
should put his full trust in God.
38)You who cannot
satisfy people with your riches had better try to make them
with a king face and good manners.
39)Magnanimity (ghinaa) is unstable. Trust in
God will give it stability.
40)A generous man is close to God, close to
paradise, and close to everyone.
41)To use scent is a manner of the holy
prophets (A.S.).Cleanliness is
characteristic of prophets.
42)Your mouth is one of the channels through
which you make contact with God. You had then better keep it clean by brushing
of Ahl ul Bait: “Imaan”, True Faith
43)True faith means: Oral acknowledgment, heart
- felt knowledge and the good
not only mean excessive saying of prayers and keeping fasts.
ought to meditate on The Divinity profoundly.
means the accomplishment of the religious obligations along with the
avoidance of the forbidden acts.
46)Pure piety is not but avoidance of mortal
sins and abstinence from persecuting
47)The believer who is endowed with a good
temper will have the strongest faith.
48)The true Muslim never teases others with his
hand or tongue.
secrets, patience in hardships and tolerance towards others are
all signs of faith.
50)A person asked
Imam Reza (a.s.) “Who are the best of the servants?”He replied, “Those who get happy when they
perform a good deed & whenever they do a bad & evil work they ask
forgiveness from God. And whenever they are given any benediction (boon) they
thank (for it) God. And while they get angry, they overlook. (remit) .
51)The highest degree of wisdom is
could be divided into two categories: 1- Intrinsic2- Voluntary: The possessor of which is
considered to be the better person.
53)To be patient
in the face of hardships is a virtue but to refrain from forbidden deeds is a
before your friends and be prudent while encountering an enemy. Be pleasant
55)He who shows
patience in providing God’s consent will no doubt get more than what he has
56)Do not get angry when you are informed of
57)Nothing is more worthy than good temper.
58)Silence is one of the gates to wisdom.
59)If a person
holds a mal-thought towards another believer, then God will not
his religious deeds.
60)Reflection (Taffakur) is the mirror into
which you can look and see your virtues
and your evils.
61)He who tries
to keep himself immaculate for forty days, God will let the waves of wisdom
flow from his
heart to his tongue.
62)Giving alms repels the certain catastrophe.
other intoxicating beverages are strictly prohibited by the religious
legislation. One sip of such drinks is as illegitimate as a whole barrel is.
64)Do not acquire the company of a drinker
& do not salute him.
65)There is no better milk for the baby’s
nourishment than its mother’s.