Generosity is to help a deserving person without his request, and if you help him after his request, then it is either out of self-respect or to avoid rebuke.
Anyone who loves us Ahlul Bayt must be ready to face a life of austerity.
Contentment is the capital which will never diminish.
Patience is of two kinds: patience over what pains you, and patience against what you covet.
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.
A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.
An alert and learned man will take advice from any event.
People in this world are like travelers whose journey is going on though they are asleep. ( Life's journey is going on though men may not feel it ).
The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects.
How honorable is knowledge, that the one who does not have it, says he does. How dishonorable is ignorance, that the one who has it says he does not.
A wise man\'s bosom is the safe of his secrets.
Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.
When wisdom reaches the acme of perfection it, will suppress the vicious instincts and injurious desires.
The weakest man is the one who is able to correct his moral defects, but doesn\'t take action.
Whoever wants to be a leader should educate himself before educating others. Before preaching to others he should first practice himself. Whoever educates himself and improves his own morals is superior to the man who tries to teach and train others.