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Thursday, December 31, 2009

373 - Greed is ...

"Greed is permanent slavery."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 180 ]

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

372 - Obstinacy will prevent you from

"Obstinacy will prevent you from a correct decision."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)

Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 179 ]

Saturday, December 26, 2009

371 - If you want to remove evil from the minds of others then...

"If you want to remove evil from the minds of others then first give up evil intentions yourself."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 178 ]

Friday, December 25, 2009

370 - The best way to punish an evil-doer is

"The best way to punish an evil-doer is to reward handsomely a good person for his good deeds."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 177 ]

Thursday, December 24, 2009

369 - Your supremacy over others is in proportion to...

"Your supremacy over others is in proportion to the extent of your knowledge and wisdom."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 176 ]

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

368 - When you feel afraid or nervous to...

"When you feel afraid or nervous to do a thing then do it because the real harm which you may thus receive is less poignant than its expectation and fear."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 175 ]

Monday, December 21, 2009

367 - who struggles for the cause of Allah

"One who struggles for the cause of Allah secures victory over His enemies."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 174 ]

Sunday, December 20, 2009

One who assents or subsribes to the actions of a group or a party is as good as having committed the deed himself. A man who joins a sinful deed makes himself responsible for two-fold punishments, one for doing the deed and the other for assenting and subscribing to it.

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 154 ]

344 - Everyone has an end, it may be

Everyone has an end, it may be pleasant or sorrowful.

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 151 ]

366 - who seeks advice...

"One who seeks advice learns to realize his mistakes."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 173 ]

Saturday, December 19, 2009

365 - People often hate those things which they do not know or cannot understand

"People often hate those things which they do not know or cannot understand."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 172 ]

Friday, December 18, 2009

364 - Often inordinate desire to secure a single gain acts as a hindrance for

"Often inordinate desire to secure a single gain acts as a hindrance for the quest of many profitable pursuits."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 171 ]

Thursday, December 17, 2009

363 - It is wiser to abstain then to repent

"It is wiser to abstain then to repent."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 170 ]

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

362 - There is enough light...

"There is enough light for one who wants to see."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 169 ]

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

361 - Death is near and our mutual company is short

"Death is near and our mutual company is short."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 168 ]

Monday, December 14, 2009

360 - Conceit is...

"Conceit is a barrier to progress and improvement."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 167 ]

Sunday, December 13, 2009

359 - Do not blame a man who delays in securing what are his just rights

"Do not blame a man who delays in securing what are his just rights but blame lies on him who grasps the rights which do not belong to him."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 166 ]

Saturday, December 12, 2009

358 - not obey anyone against the commands of Allah

"One should not obey anyone against the commands of Allah."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 165 ]

Friday, December 11, 2009

357 - who serves a person from whom he gets no reci- procal ...

"One, who serves a person from whom he gets no reci- procal performance of duties, in fact, worships him."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 164 ]

Thursday, December 10, 2009

356 - Poverty is the worst form of death

"Poverty is the worst form of death."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 163 ]

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

355 - who guards his secrets has complete...

"One, who guards his secrets has complete control over his affairs."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 162 ]

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

354 - who is willful and conceited will suffer losses and calamities

"One, who is willful and conceited will suffer losses and calamities and one who seeks advice can secure advantages of many counsels."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 161 ]

Monday, December 7, 2009

353 - who acquires power cannot avoid favoritism

One, who acquires power cannot avoid favoritism.

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 160 ]

Sunday, December 6, 2009

352 - One, who enters the places of evil repute has no right to...

One, who enters the places of evil repute has no right to complain against a man who speaks ill of him.

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 159 ]

Saturday, December 5, 2009

351 - Admonish your brother (comrade) by

Admonish your brother (comrade) by good deeds and kind regards, and ward off his evil by favoring him.

Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 158 ]

Friday, December 4, 2009

350 - You have been

You have been shown, if you only care to see; you have been advised if you care to take advantage of advice; you have been told if you care to listen to good counsels.

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 157, Page # 691 ]

Thursday, December 3, 2009

349 - You are ordained to recognize the Imams

You are ordained to recognize the Imams (the right successors of the Holy Prophet) and to obey them.

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 156 ]

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

348 - Accept promises of only those

"Accept promises of only those persons who can stead- fastly-adhere to their pledges."

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 155 ]

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

347 - "One who assents or subsribes to the actions of a group or a party is as good as having committed the deed himself. A man who joins a sinful dee

One who assents or subsribes to the actions of a group or a party is as good as having committed the deed himself. A man who joins a sinful deed makes himself responsible for two-fold punishments, one for doing the deed and the other for assenting and subscribing to it.

Mola Ali (a.s) Ibn e Abu Talib (a.s)
Ref: Nahjul Balagha [ Saying # 154 ]