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رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنّ الرِّفقَ لَم يُوضَعْ على شيءٍ إلّا زانَهُ ، ولا نُزِعَ مِن شَيءٍ إلّا شانَهُ.

No sooner is leniency added to something than it adorns it, and no sooner is it taken away from something than it spoils it.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 119, no. 6; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 555

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): ما اصطَحَبَ اثنانِ إلّا كانَ أعظَمُهُما أجراً وأحَبُّهُما إلى اللّه‏ِ عزّوجلّ أرفَقَهُما بصاحِبِهِ.

When two people become friends or accompany each other, the one with the greater reward and the most beloved in Allah’s eyes is the one who is the most gentle towards his companion.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Kafi, p. 120, no. 15; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 555

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إذا أرادَ اللّه‏ُ بأهلِ بيتٍ خَيرا أدخَلَ علَيهِم بابَ رِفقٍ.

When Allah wishes to bestow good on a household, he introduces leniency into it.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Sharhe Nahj al-Balagha by Abi al-Hadid, v. 6, p. 339; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 555

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أعقَلُ الناسِ أشَدُّهُم مُداراةً للناسِ.

The most intelligent person is he who is the most obliging towards people.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Amali al-Saduq, p. 28, no. 4; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 555

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الرِّفقُ مِفتاحُ النَّجاحِ .

Moderation is the key to success.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 294; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 556

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ لِكُلِّ شَيءٍ قُفْلاً وقُفلُ الإيمانِ الرِّفقُ .

Everything has a lock, and the lock of faith is moderation
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 118, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 556

الإمامُ الكاظمُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الرِّفقُ نِصفُ العَيشِ .

Moderation is worth half of one’s livelihood.
Imām Mūsā ibn Ja‘far al-Kāżim (a.s.)
al-Kafi, p. 120, no. 11; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 556

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنّ هذا الدِّينَ مَتِينٌ فَأوغِلُوا فيهِ برِفقٍ ، ولا تُكرِهُوا عِبادَةَ اللّه‏ِ إلى عِبادِ اللّه‏ِ فتكونوا كالراكِبِ المُنْبَتِّ الذي لا سَفَراً قَطَعَ ولا ظَهْراً أبقى.

Verily this religion is firm so penetrate into it gently, and do not arouse aversion for Allah's worship in His servants that they may become like shattered riders who have neither gotten further in their travel nor have any drive left to continue.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Kafi, p. 86, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 556

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): خادِعْ نفسَكَ في العِبادَةِ ، وارفُقْ بها ولا تَقهَرْها ، وخُذْ عَفوَها ونَشاطَها ، إلّا ما كانَ مَكتوباً علَيكَ مِن الفَريضَةِ ، فإنّهُ لابُدَّ مِن قضائها وتَعاهُدِها عندَ مَحَلِّها.

Cajole your soul tactfully to worship, and be gentle with it and do not force it. Make allowances for both its weariness and its activity, except for the daily obligations that are incumbent upon it, for it must fulfil them and undertake them at their prescribed times.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Letter 69; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 556

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنّ في الرِّفقِ الزِّيادَةَ والبَرَكَةَ ، ومَن يُحرَمِ الرِّفقَ يُحرَمِ الخَيرَ.

Verily in leniency is to be found abundance and benediction, so whoever is divested of leniency is deprived of good.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 119, no. 7; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 557

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الرِّفقُ يُيَسِّرُ الصِّعابَ ، ويُسَهِّلُ شَديدَ الأسبابِ.

Leniency eases hardships and facilitates difficult situations.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 1778; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 557

الإمامُ الحسينُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن اُحْجِمَ عن الرَّأيِ وعَيِيَتْ بِهِ الحِيَلُ ، كانَ الرِّفقُ مِفتاحَهُ .

For him who is rendered helpless in making a decision and who is at a loss of what to do, moderation is the key.
Imām Husayn ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 128, no. 11; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 557

الإمامُ زينُ العابدينَ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): كانَ آخِرُ ما أوصى بهِ الخضرُ موسى بنَ عِمرانَ(: . . . ما رَفَقَ أحَدٌ بأحَدٍ في الدنيا إلّا رَفَقَ اللّه‏ُ عزّوجلّ بهِ يَومَ القِيامَةِ .

The last piece of advice that al-Khiar* gave to Prophet Moses (AS) was: ‘When a person is lenient towards someone in this world, Allah will be lenient with him on the Day of Resurrection.
Imām `Alī ibn Husayn (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 73, p. 386, no. 6; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 557

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إن شِئتَ أن تُكرَمَ فَلِنْ ، وإن شِئتَ أن تُهانَ فاخشُنْ.

One who is lenient and moderate in his affairs will obtain whatever he wants from people.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 120, no. 16; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 557

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن كانَ رفيقاً في أمرِهِ نالَ ما يُريدُ مِنَ الناسِ.

If you wish to be honoured [by people] be lenient [towards them], and if you wish to be humiliated then be rough
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 269, no. 109; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 558