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الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الجُبنُ مَنْقَصةٌ

Cowardice is a defect.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 3; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 230

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الجُبنُ والحِرصُ والبُخلُ غرائزُ سُوءٍ يَجمعُها سُوءُ الظَّنِّ باللّه‏ِ سبحانَهُ

Cowardice, greed, and miserliness are vile traits that come together as a result of distrust in Allah.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 1837; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 231

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): احْذَروا الجُبنَ؛ فإنَّهُ عارٌ ومَنْقَصةٌ

Beware of cowardice, for it is a [source of] shame and a defect.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 2582; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 231

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): شِدّةُ الجُبنِ مِن عَجْزِ النَّفْسِ وضَعفِ اليقينِ

Sheer cowardice ensues from the impotence of the soul and the weakness of conviction.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 5773; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 231

الإمامُ الحسنُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ وقد سُئلَ عن الجُبن ـ: الجُرأةُ على الصَّديقِ، والنُّكُولُ عَن العَدُوِّ

Imām Hasan ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.) when asked about cowardice, replied, ‘[It is] aggressiveness with one’s friends, and flight from one’s enemy.’
Imām Hasan ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 225; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 231

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا يَحِلُّ للجَبانِ أنْ يَغْزوَ لأنّهُ يَنْهَزمُ سريعاً، ولكنْ لِيَنْظُرْ ما كانَ يُريدُ أنْ يَغْزوَ بهِ فليُجَهِّزْ بهِ غيرَهُ؛ فإنَّ لَهُ مِثلَ أجرِهِ ولا يَنْقصُ مِن أجرِهِ شيءٌ

A coward is not allowed to participate in a campaign, because he would flee fast. However, he must take whatever he was going to use for the conquest [i.e. weaponry] and give it to someone else. Thus, he will have the same reward, without decrease in the reward of the other thereof.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 100, p. 49, no. 16; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 231