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الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): التَّقَلُّلُ ولا التَّذَلُّلُ.

Make do with little rather than disgracing yourself [by begging].
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 362; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 245

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): المَنِيَّةُ ولا الدَّنِيَّةُ ، والتَّقَلُّلُ ولا التَوَسُّلُ

Death is preferable over a life of disgrace. Frugal living is preferable over begging from others.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 396; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 246

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ساعَةُ ذُلٍّ لا تَفِي بِعِزِّ الدَّهرِ

A lifetime of honour can never compensate for an hour of disgrace.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 5580; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 246

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ في مُناجاتِهِ ـ: اللّهُمَّ اجعَل نَفسِي أوَّلَ كريمَةٍ تَنتَزِعُها مِن كرائمِي ، وأوَّلَ وَديعَةٍ تَرتَجِعُها مِن وَدائعِ نِعَمِكَ عِندي

O Allah! Let my soul be the first of those precious objects that you will wrest from me, and the first thing to be reclaimed out of all Your bounties held in trust with me.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 215; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 246

قالَ الإمامُ الحسينُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَوتٌ في عِزٍّ خَيرٌ مِن حياةٍ في ذُلٍّ . وأنشَأ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) في يَومِ قَتلِهِ: الموتُ خيرٌ من رُكُوبِ العارِ والعارُ أولى من دُخُولِ النارِ واللّه‏ِ ما هذا وهذا جاري

Death with dignity is better than living with disgrace', and articulated the following couplet on the day he was martyred: ‘Death is better than embarking on (a life of) indignity [lit. 'embarking on a bare backed horse' (ed.)] And indignity is preferable over plunging into the Fire.’
Imām Husayn ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 44, p. 192, no. 4; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 246

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن أقَرَّ بالذُّلِّ طائعاً فَلَيسَ مِنّا أهلَ البيتِ

Whoever succumbs to degrading himself is not considered from among us, the ahl al-bayt.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 58; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 246

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ تَبارَكَ وتعالى فَوَّضَ إلى المؤمنِ كُلَّ شيءٍ إلّا إذلالَ نَفسِهِ.

Verily Allah, Blessed and most High, has placed everything at the disposal of the believer except that which brings disgrace upon him
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 5, p. 63, no. 3; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 246

عن داوود الرَّقّي: سمعتُ أبا عبدِاللّه‏ِ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) يقولُ: لا يَنبَغي للمؤمنِ أن يُذِلَّ نفسَهُ ، قيلَ لَهُ: وكيفَ يُذِلُّ نَفسَهُ ؟ قالَ: يَتَعَرَّضُ لِما لايُطيقُ فَيُذِلُّها.

A believer must never disgrace himself.’ When asked by someone how this disgrace comes about, he replied, 'By going out of his way to obtain that which is beyond his control, he ends up disgracing himself.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Mishkat al-Anwar, no. 245; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 247

الإمامُ عليٌّ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أذَلُّ الناسِ مَن أهانَ الناسَ

The most disgraceful of people is he who humiliates others.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 44, p. 142, no. 2; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 247

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الناسُ مِن خَوفِ الذُّلِّ مُتَعَجِّلُو الذُّلِّ

People, in their effort to avoid disgrace, rush headlong into it.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 2172; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 247

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): رَضِيَ بِالذُّلِّ مَن كَشَفَ عن ضُرِّهِ

He who discloses his shortcomings to others resigns himself to disgrace.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 201; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 247

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا ذُلَّ كَذُلِّ الطَّمَعِ

There is no disgrace worse than that of greed.
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 286; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 247

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن أحَبَّ الحياةَ ذَلَّ .

He who loves life is bound to face disgrace.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Khisal, p. 110, no. 120; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 248

وفي نَقلٍ: شَكا إلى أبي عَبدِ اللّه‏ِ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) رجُلٌ جارَهُ فَقالَ: اِصبِرْ عَليهِ، فقالَ: يَنسُبُنِي الناسُ إلى الذُّلِّ، فقالَ: إنّما الذليلُ مَن ظَلَمَ

Someone once came to one of the Imams (AS) complaining about a man who was wronging him. The Imam (AS) replied, 'Be patient with him.’ The man retorted, 'But people are taking me for a disgraced fool.’ The Imam replied, 'The disgraced one is actually the one who wrongs others.’
Infallible Imam (a.s)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 46, p. 205, no. 78; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 248