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1. 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.
2. He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company.
If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.
Unfortunate is he who cannot gain a few sincere friends during his life and more unfortunate is the one who has gained them and then lost them (through his deeds).
Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.
The best kind of wealth is to give up inordinate desires.
A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks.
Be afraid of a gentleman when he is hungry, and of a mean person when his stomach is full.