TRUST - Trust in God - but tie your camel first .

THE WORLD - Treat this world as I do, like a wayfarer, like a horseman wh o stops in the shade of a tree for a time, and then moves on . OBJECTS - It is your attachment to objects which make you blind and deaf . SLEEP - Sleep is the brother of death . REFLECTION - The faithful are mirrors, one to the other . WOMEN - Women are the twin-halves of men . PRIVACY - Whoever invades people's privacy corrupts them . WIVES - A virtuous wife is the best treasure any man can have . OPPRESSION - When oppression exists, even the bird dies in its nest . LOVE - Do you think you love your Creator? Love your fellow-creature first .

DISTRIBUTION - God it is who gives: I am only a distributor . HELPING OTHERS - I order you to assist any oppressed person, whether he i s a Muslim or not .

MONKISHNESS - No Monkery in Islam . THE PIOUS - My back has been broken by 'pious' men . CURSING - You ask me to curse unbelievers. But I was not sent to curse . TEACHING - One hour's teaching is better than a whole night of prayer . DAY AND NIGHT - The night is long: do not shorten it by sleep. The day is fair :

do not darken it with wrongdoing . HUMILITY - Humility and courtesy are themselves a part of piety . ENVY - Envy devours good deeds, as a fire devours fuel . THE LEARNED - Whoever honors the learned, honors me . POVERTY - My poverty is my pride . DEATH - Die before your death . THE TONGUE - A man slips with his tongue more than with his feet . DESIRE - Desire not the world, and God will love you. Desire not what other s

have, and they will love you.

PRIDE AND GENEROSITY - Pride in ancestry is really a property -interest . Generosity is a variety of piety . PRACTICE - Who are the learned? Those who put into practice what they know . KINDNESS -Whoever has no kindness has no faith . PRINCES AND SCHOLARS - The best of princes is one who visits the wise. Th e

worst of scholars is one who visits princes.

ANGER - You ask for a piece of advice. I tell you: "Do not get angry." He i s strong who can withhold anger . THE JUDGE - A man appointed to be a judge has been killed without a knife . STRUGGLE - The holy warrior is him who struggles with himself . INK AND BLOOD - The ink of the learned is holier than the blood of the martyr .

CONTEMPLATION - An hour's contemplation is better than a year's worship . UNDERSTANDING - Speak to everyone in accordance with his degree o f understanding .

FOOD - Nobody has eaten better food than that won by his own labor . WORK - I am a worker . ACCUSATIONS - Anyone reviling a brother for a sin will not himself die befor e

committing it . PARADISE - I will stand surety for Paradise if you save yourselves from si x

things: telling untruths, violating promises, dishonoring trust, being unchaste i n thought and act, striking the first blow, taking what is bad and unlawful . TASKS - Whoever makes all his tasks one task (i.e. the Hereafter), God will hel p

him in his other concerns . POETRY - In some poetry there is wisdom . LIES, PROMISES, TRUST - He is not of mine who lies, breaks a promise or fail s

in his trust . THOUGHTS - Good thoughts are a part of worship . VISION OF THE FAITHFUL - The Faithful see with the light of God . SOME BEHAVIOR - I am like a man who has lighted a fire, and all the creepin g

things have rushed to burn themselves in it.

THE QUR'AN - The Qur'an has been revealed in seven forms. Each verse ha s inner and outer meaning . OBLIGATION TO LEARN - The pursuit of knowledge is obligatory on ever y


THE YOUNG IN PARADISE - Old women will not enter Paradise: they will b e young and beautiful first . A JOURNEY - On a journey, the lord of a people is their servant . RECOGNITION - Souls which recognize one another congregate together; thos e

which do not, argue with one another . TRUTH - Speaking the truth to the unjust is the best of holy wars . KNOWLEDGE - Journey even as far as China seeking knowledge . THE TIME WILL COME - The time will come when you are divided into 72 sects .

A group among you will be my people, the people of Salvation . THE BEQUEST - I have nothing to leave you except my family .

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