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Saidina Ali A.S

bullet Resignation to the Will of God is the cure of the disease of the heart.  
bullet The word of God is the medicine of the heart.  
bullet Lead such a life, that, when you die, the people may mourn you, and while you are alive they long for your company.  
bullet The days of life pass away like clouds, so do good while you are alive.  
bullet Of all the follies the greatest is to love the world.  
bullet Opportunity is swift of flight but slow to return.  
bullet Pride, cowardice, and miserliness are bad for me but good for women.  
bullet The most happy is he to whom God has given a good wife.  
bullet He who knows himself knows God.  
bullet Do not soil your conscience for anything but heaven  
bullet The disease of the heart is worse than the disease of the body.  
bullet To fight against one's desires is the greatest of all fights.  
bullet The strongest amongst you is he who subdues his self.  
bullet Wealth and greed are the roots of all evils.  
bullet Riches without faith are the greatest poverty.  
bullet A man's worth depends upon the nobility of his aspirations.  
bullet Knowledge enlivens the soul.  
bullet The learned lives, although he dies.  
bullet The sum total of excellence is knowledge.  
bullet To respect the learned is to respect God.  
bullet Generosity hides shortcomings.  
bullet The wealth of a miser is as useless as a pebble.  
bullet Desire is one's most inveterate enemy.  
bullet Those who walk on the surface of the earth shall one day be interred in it.  
bullet Every breath of man brings him nearer to death.  
bullet People are asleep as long as they are alive, they are awakened when they die.  
bullet Patience is the fruit of faith.  
bullet Virtue never dies.  
bullet A man's glory from his virtue is greater than the glory of his pedigree.  
bullet No shelter is safer than piety.  
bullet A man's behavior is the index of his mind.  
bullet Courtesy costs nothing but buys everything.  
bullet Clemency graces power.  
bullet Jealousy devours virtue as fire devours fuel  
bullet He that lends a listening ear to reproach is one of those that deserve reproach.  
bullet Forgiveness is she crown of greatness.  
bullet Carnal appetites are nets spread by the devil.  
bullet Every arrow does not hit the mark, nor every prayer granted.  
bullet Ostentatiousness spoils prayers.  
bullet Fear none but your sins.  
bullet He who praises you murders you.  
bullet A man who praises himself displays his deficiency of intellect.  
bullet Honor your parents and your sons will honor you.  
bullet A man is hid under his tongue.  
bullet The tongue of a wise man lies behind his heart.  
bullet The tongue pierces deeper than the spear.  
bullet He who purifies his heart from doubt is a believer.  
bullet The opinion of a wise man is an oracle.  
bullet To seek counsel is to go to the fountain of guidance.  
bullet Association with a fool is tyrannical to the soul.  
bullet God hastens the fall of tyrants.  
bullet Tyranny leads to moral cowardice.  
bullet A tyrant's success is his moral defeat.  
bullet It is better to die than to beg.  
bullet When a man begs he loses his faith.  
bullet Hajj is the Jihad of every believer in faith.  
bullet A wise enemy is better than a foolish friend.  
bullet Silence is the best reply to a fool.  
bullet The best speech is one that is short and reasonable.  
bullet Speech is like a medicine, a small dose of which cures but an excess of which kills.  
bullet He that has no courage has no religion.  
bullet His grief is long whose hope is short.  
bullet The right of freedom of speech consists in speaking the truth.  
bullet Repentance washes away sins.  
bullet Folly is an incurable disease.  
bullet To assist the wrong is to oppress the right.  
bullet Sinning is a disease, repentance is its medicine, and abstinence from it a sure cure.  
bullet Sorrow makes a man old before his time.  
bullet Pride impedes progress and mars greatness.  
bullet To forgive is the crown of greatness.  
bullet He who understands humanity seeks solitude.  
bullet Right is the best argument.  
bullet Misrepresentation spoils narration.  
bullet As a man's wisdom increases, so his desire to speak decreases.  
bullet He who seeks to do justice with men, let him desire for them what he desires for himself.  
bullet The greatest sin is the sin that the sinner considers to be ordinary.  
bullet Contentment is the asset which is never exhausted.  
bullet Governments are a trial for men.  
bullet He who fights against the truth, the truth will defeat him.  
bullet Finding fault in others is one's greatest fault.  
bullet Haste is a species of madness.  
bullet Greed is perpetual enslavement.  
bullet He who does not know his own worth is doomed to destruction.  
bullet The best investment is one with which duties are performed.  
bullet Anger is a fire kindled, he who restrains anger extinguishes the fire; he who gives vent to it is the first to be consumed by such fire.  
bullet Jihad is the highway of prosperity.  
bullet None is more solitary than a miser.  
bullet Knowledge is the ornament of the rich, and the riches of the poor.  
bullet Knowledge is the sum total of excellence.  
bullet He who teaches you a letter binds you with a fetter of gratitude.  
bullet As long as we do not hope, we do not fret.  
bullet He who indulges in jokes and loose fall, loses a part of his wisdom.  
bullet Truth is bitter, but its result is sweet; falsehood appears to be sweet but it is poisonous in its effect.  
bullet Miserliness is the root of many evils.  
bullet Knowledge and practice are twins, and both go together. There is no knowledge without practice, and no practice without knowledge.  
bullet He who dissembles plays with his honor.  
bullet When God wants to humiliate a person He deprives him of knowledge.  
bullet When your power increases, decrease your desires accordingly.  
bullet He who listens to a backbiter loses a friend.  
bullet It is no justice to decide a case on mere conjecture.  
bullet He who does not know his own worth is deemed to ignominy.  
bullet He who practices thrift would never be in want.  
bullet He who does not know should not be ashamed to learn.  
bullet Patience is to faith, what head is to the body. When patience goes, faith goes, when head goes, the body goes.  
bullet The grace of God is the best guide.  
bullet A good disposition is the best companion.  
bullet Wisdom is the best friend.  
bullet Good breeding is the best inheritance.  
bullet There is nothing more hateful than pride.  
bullet Be among men like bee among birds.  
bullet Mix with the people with your tongue, but be separate from them in your deeds.  
bullet Be generous but do not be a spendthrift.  
bullet Do not run after the world, let the world run after you.  
bullet A wise man is he who does not despair of the bounty and mercy of God.  
bullet He who is aware of his own faults is oblivious of the faults of others.  
bullet What the eye sees the heart preserves.  
bullet The vision of the eye is limited; the vision of the heart transcends all barriers of time and space.  
bullet Do not be misled by appearances for these are apt to be deceptive.  
bullet Do not have too many irons in the fire; concentrate on one thing at a time.  
bullet What you do not like for your self, do not like it for others.  
bullet Contentment is the treasure which is never exhausted.  
bullet The advice of old men is dearer than the bravery of young men.  
bullet That knowledge is superficial which is merely on the tongue. That knowledge is real which demonstrates itself in your practice.  
bullet Waste of time is one's greatest loss.  
bullet He who knows to keep his secret knows the way to success.  
bullet Foresight is the way to safety.  
bullet No relationship is stronger than the relationship that exists between man and God.  
bullet Enlighten the heart with prayers.  
bullet Strengthen your heart with faith.  
bullet Suppress all lust with piety.  
bullet Do not sell the Hereafter for the world.  
bullet Do not speak in a state of ignorance.  
bullet Refrain from unnecessary talk.  
bullet Do not tread the path from which you can apprehend the danger of running astray.  
bullet In the affairs of God, do not be afraid of the accusations of the evil mongers.  
bullet In all that you do seek the protection of God.  
bullet Do not covet what is undesirable.  
bullet If you seek the truth neither stray from the right path, nor be assailed by doubts.  
bullet Do not become a slave of your desires.  
bullet That wealth is no wealth which brings dishonor.  
bullet Whatever harm accrues of silence can be remedied but whatever harm is done because of speech cannot be remedied.  
bullet It is better to restrain your desires than to stretch your hand before others.  
bullet A little that is earned because of honest labor is better than a larger amount gained through dishonest means.  
bullet Guard well your secret.  
bullet He who seeks more than what is necessary indulges in error.  
bullet To oppress the weak is the worst tyranny.  
bullet Do not bank on false hopes for that is the capital of the dead.  
bullet A wise man takes a lesson even from a minor lapse.  
bullet Overpower desires and suspicions by patience and faith.  
bullet He who does not take the middle course strays.  
bullet A stranger is he who has no friends.  
bullet When hopes are frustrated despair becomes the way of life.  
bullet He who trusts the world, the world betrays him.