He is not strong and powerful who throw the people down; but he is strong who keep himself from anger .
The world is a magician greater than Harut and Marut, and you should avoid it.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr
The world and all things in it are valuable; but the most valuable thing in the world is a virtuous woman
Remember God in prosperity, and He will remember you in adversity
One hour’s meditation on the work of the Creator is better than seventy years of prayer
Love of the world is the root of all evil
Be in the world like a traveler, or like a passer on, and reckon yourself as of the dead
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave
Whoever loveth to meet God, God loveth to meet him
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave
Law is a fort on a hill that armies cannot take or floods wash away
The most excellent jihad (struggle) is that for the conquest of self
Do not say, that if the people do good to us, we will do good to them; and if the people oppress us, we will oppress them; but determine that if people do you good, you will do good to them; and if they oppress you, you will not oppress them
Heaven liveth at the feet of mothers
He who know his own self, know the God
Philosophy is the stray camel of the faithful; take hold of it wherever ye come across it
He who leaveth home in search of knowledge, walketh in the path of God
Do you love your creator? Love your fellow-beings first
He will not enter hell who hath faith equal to a mustard seed in his heart; and he will not enter Paradise who hath a single grain of pride, equal to a mustard seed, in his heart
Whoever is humble to men for God’s sake, may God exalt his eminence
This life is but a tillage for the next, do good that you may reap there; for striving is the ordinance of God and whatever God hath ordained can only be attained by striving
Verily your deeds will be brought back to you, as if you yourself were the creator of your own punishment
Women are the twin halves of men
He is the most perfect Muslim whose disposition is best; and the best of you are they who behave best to their wives