quotes tagged with 'piety'

Anas relates that, “We asked the Prophet (saws), ‘O Messenger of Allah, shouldn’t we refrain from calling others to goodness if we don’t practice all good things ourselves, and shouldn’t we refrain from forbidding wrong things until we ourselves have abstained from all the bad?’ ‘No,’ he replied, ‘You should call others to goodness even if you don’t do all good, and you should forbid bad things even if you don’t abstain from all of them yourselves.’”

Author: Prophet Muhammad, Source: Al-TabaraniSaved by skkanani in hypocrisy piety hadith callingtogoodforbiddingevil 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]


All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.


Author: Edmund Burke, Source: UnknownSaved by skkanani in evil piety 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

You must adhere to truthfulness, for truthfulness leads to righteousness. And, verily, righteousness leads to Paradise.

Author: Prophet Muhammad, Source: Sahih MuslimSaved by skkanani in piety hadith truthfulness 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

How wondrous is the matter of the believer, for all that happens to him is good: if good befalls him he shows gratitude, and it is best for him; and if ill befalls him he shows patience, and it is best for him.

Author: Prophet Muhammad, Source: Sahih MuslimSaved by skkanani in belief gratitude patience piety hadith tribulations 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.

Author: Prophet Muhammad, Source: Sahih Bukhari, Sahih MuslimSaved by skkanani in belief humanity love piety hadith 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I looked at all friends, and did not find a better friend than safeguarding the tongue. I thought about all the dresses but did not find a better dress than piety. I thought about all kinds of wealth, but did not find a better wealth than contentment in a little. I thought of all sorts of good deeds but did not find a better deed than offerring good advice. I looked at all types of sustenance, but did not find a better sustenance than patience.

Author: Umar ibn al-Khattab, Source: UnknownSaved by skkanani in piety sufism sayings 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.

Author: Aristotle, Source: UnknownSaved by infobuff in truth friendship friends piety 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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