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رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : حُسنُ الخُلقِ نِصْفُ الدِّينِ

Good nature is half of religion.’
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Khisal, p. 30, no. 106; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 169

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : عُنوانُ صَحيفَةِ المؤمنِ حُسنُ خُلقِهِ

The distinguishing feature of a believer is his good nature.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 392, no. 59; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 169

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : حُسنُ الخُلقِ رأسُ كُلِّ بِرٍّ

Good naturedness is the fountainhead of every goodness.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4857; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 169

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : لا عَيشَ أهْنَأُ مِن حُسنِ الخُلقِ

There is no life more wholesome than that lived with a good nature.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Ellal al-Shara’ie, p. 560, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 169

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : إنّ العَبدَ لَيَبلُغُ بحُسنِ خُلقِهِ عَظيمَ دَرَجاتِ الآخِرَةِ وشَرَفِ المَنازِل ، و إنَّهُ لَضَعيفُ العِبادَةِ.

Verily a servant will definitely reach high ranks and honourable stations in the Hereafter, through his good nature, even if he is weak in his worship.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Mahajjat al-Baydha, v. 5, p. 93; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 169

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : إنّ صاحِبَ الخُلقِ الحَسنِ لَهُ مِثلُ أجْرِ الصّائمِ القائمِ

Verily the one with a good nature has the same reward as the one who fasts and prays during the night.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 100, no. 5; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 169

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : ما مِن شيءٍ أثقَلُ في الميزانِ مِن حُسنِ الخُلقِ

Nothing will be heavier on the scale of deeds than good nature
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Uyoun Akhbar al-Reza (AS), v. 2, p. 37, no. 98; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 169

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) :إنّ أحَبّكُم إلَيَّ وأقرَبَكُم مِنّي يَومَ القِيامَةِ مَجلِساً أحْسَنُكُم خُلقاً، وأشَدُّكُم تَواضُعاً

The most beloved and nearest to me on the Day of Resurrection will be the most good-natured, and the one who is most humble
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 385, no. 26; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 170

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : أكمَلُ المؤمنينَ إيماناً أحْسَنُهُم خُلقاً

The believers with the most perfect faith are those who are the most good-natured.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Amali al-Tusi, p. 140, no. 227; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 170

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : حُسنُ الخُلقِ في ثَلاثٍ : اجْتِنابُ المَحارِمِ ، وطَلَبُ الحَلالِ ، والتَّوَسُّعُ على العِيالِ

Good naturedness is found in three things: abstaining from the forbidden, seeking the lawful and providing peace and comfort for your family.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 394, no. 63; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 170

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنَّ بَذْلَ التّحيَّةِ مِن مَحاسِنِ الأخْلاقِ

Giving greetings comes from beautiful character.’
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3404; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 170

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ لَمّا سُئلَ عَن حَدّ حُسنِ الخُلقِ ـ : تُلينُ جانِبَكَ ، وتُطيِّبُ كلامَكَ ، وتَلْقى أخاكَ ببِشْرٍ حَسَنٍ

Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) when he was asked about the meaning and bounds of good naturedness, said, ‘Be lenient, make your words pleasant and meet your brother joyfully.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Ma`ani al-Akhbar, p. 253, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 170

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : علَيكُم بمَكارِمِ الأخْلاقِ فإنّها رِفْعَةٌ ، و إيّاكُم والأخْلاقَ الدَّنِيَّةَ فإنّها تَضَعُ الشَّريفَ وتَهْدِمُ المَجْدَ

I urge you towards the most noble traits for verily they are exalted and possess a high rank, and beware of [adopting] vile traits for verily they derogate noble people and destroy the famous and celebrated.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 53, no. 89; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 171

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : ثابِروا على اقْتِناءِ المَكارِمِ

Persevere in acquiring noble moral traits.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4712; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 171

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنّ اللّه‏َ تباركَ وتعالى خَصَّ رَسولَهُ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) بمَكارِمِ الأخْلاقِ ، فامْتَحِنوا أنفسَكُم ؛ فإن كانتْ فِيكُم فاحْمَدوا اللّه‏َ عزّوجلّ وارغَبوا إلَيهِ في الزّيادَةِ مِنها . فذكَرَها عَشرَةً : اليَقينُ ، والقَناعَةُ ، والصَّبرُ ، والشُّكرُ ، والحِلْمُ ، وحُسنُ الخُلقِ ، والسَّخاءُ ، والغَيرَةُ ، والشَّجاعَةُ ، والمُروءَةُ

Verily Allah – Blessed and most High – distinguished the Prophet (SAWA) with noble moral traits, therefore examine yourselves and if you find them within yourselves, then praise Allah and beseech Him for an increase in them’, then the Imam listed ten of them, ‘Conviction, contentment, patience, thankfulness, clemency, excellent character, liberality, self-respect, courage and valour.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Amali al-Saduq, p. 183, no. 8; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 171

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ وقد سُئلَ عن مَكارِمِ الأخْلاقِ ـ : العَفْوُ عَمّنْ ظَلَمَكَ ، وصِلَةُ مَن قَطعَكَ ، و إعْطاءُ مَن حَرمَكَ ، وقَولُ الحقِّ ولَو على نَفْسِكَ

Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) was asked about noble moral traits, to which he replied, ‘Pardoning someone who has oppressed you, repairing broken ties, giving to the one who has deprived you, and speaking the truth even if it is against yourself.’
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Ma`ani al-Akhbar, p. 191, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 171

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : خَيرُ المَكارِمِ الإيثارُ

The best noble moral trait is self-sacrifice
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4953; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : أحسَنُ المَكارِمِ عَفْوُ المُقْتَدِرِ وجُودُ المُفْتَقِرِ

The best noble moral traits are the pardoning by one who has the upper hand and the open-handedness of one who is himself in need.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3165; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : أفضَلُ الكَرَمِ إتْمامُ النِّعَمِ

The best moral trait is completing one’s favours.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 2983; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : حُسنُ الخُلقِ يُثْبِتُ المَودَّةَ

Good nature establishes love.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 148, no. 71; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : حَسِّنْ خُلقَكَ يُخَفِّفِ اللّه‏ُ حِسابَكَ

Adorn yourself with good nature and Allah will ease your account.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Amali al-Saduq, p. 395, no. 9; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : حُسنُ الخُلقِ يَزيدُ في الرِّزقِ

Being good-natured brings about an increase in sustenance.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 396, no. 77; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنّ البِرَّ وحُسنَ الخُلقِ يَعْمُرانِ الدِّيارَ ، ويَزيدانِ في الْأعْمارِ

Verily goodness and good nature cause the homes to flourish and increase in life spans.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 395, no. 73; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : الخُلقُ الحَسنُ يَميثُ الخَطيئةَ كما تَميثُ الشَّمسُ الجَليدَ

Good nature melts away mistakes just as the sun melts away ice.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 100, no. 907; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 172

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : سُوءُ الخُلقِ ذَنبٌ لا يُغْفَرُ

Being ill-natured is a sin that is not forgiven.’[al-Mahajjat al-Baydha
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Mahajjat al-Baydha, v. 5, p. 93; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 173

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : إنّ العَبدَ لَيَبلُغُ... بِسُوءِ خُلقِهِ أسْفَلَ دَرَجَةٍ في جَهنَّمَ

Verily the servant with an ill nature will be in the lowest reach of Hell.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Mahajjat al-Baydha, v. 5, p. 93; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 173

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) ـ وقد قيلَ لَهُ : إنّ فُلانَةَ تَصومُ النّهارَ وتَقومُ اللّيلَ ، وهِي سَيِّئةُ الخُلقِ تُؤْذي جِيرانَها بلِسانِها ـ : لا خَيرَ فيها ، هِي مِن أهْلِ النّارِ

It was said to the Prophet (SAWA) that, ‘Such and such a woman fasts during the days and stands for prayer during the nights, but she is ill-natured and insults her neighbours with her tongue’, the Prophet (SAWA) then said, ‘There is no good in her, she is of the people of the Hellfire.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 394, no. 63; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 173

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : سُوءُ الخُلقِ نَكَدُ العَيْشِ وعذابُ النَّفْسِ

Ill nature causes life to be miserable and torments the soul.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 5639; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 173

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنَّ سُوءَ الخُلقِ لَيُفسِدُ العَملَ كما يُفسِدُ الخَلُّ العسَلَ

Verily ill nature spoils one’s deeds just as vinegar spoils honey.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 309, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 173

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن ساءَ خُلقُهُ مَلَّهُ أهلُهُ

Whoever is ill-natured, his family is rendered weary of him.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 8595; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 173

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن ضاقَت ساحَتُهُ قَلّتْ راحَتُهُ

Whoever has low tolerance will see his comfort reduce.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 9192; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 174

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن ساءَ خُلقُهُ ضاقَ رِزْقُهُ

Whoever is ill-natured, his sustenance will be straitened.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 8023; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 174

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : اللَّحْمُ يُنْبِتُ اللَّحْمَ ، ومَن تَرَكَ اللَّحْمَ أربَعينَ يَوماً ساءَ خُلقُهُ

Eating meat produces flesh [on the body] and the one who avoids meat for forty [consecutive] days will become ill-natured.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 309, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 174

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : أكْرَمُ الأخْلاقِ السَّخاءُ ، وأعَمُّها نَفْعاً العَدلُ

The noblest moral virtue is liberality and the most beneficial moral virtue is justice.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3219; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 174

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : أشْرَفُ الخَلائقِ التّواضُعُ والحِلْمُ ولِينُ الجانِبِ

The most eminent moral traits are humbleness, clemency, and leniency.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3223; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 174

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ وقد سُئلَ عن أفضَلِ الأخْلاقِ ـ : الصّبرُ والسّماحَةُ

Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.) when asked about the best virtues, said, ‘Patience and magnanimity.’
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 36, p. 358, no. 228; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 174

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إذا كانَ في رَجُلٍ خَلّةٌ رائقَةٌ فانْتَظِروا أخَواتِها

When a man has a pure and praiseworthy quality then expect him to have other such qualities.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 445; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 174

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنّ خِصالَ المَكارِمِ بَعْضُها مُقيَّدٌ ببَعْضٍ

Verily the noble moral traits are all connected and linked to each other.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Amali al-Tusi, p. 301, no. 597; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 175

It is narrated that Umme Salma asked the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.), “May my parents be sacrificed on you, a woman married another man after her husband died. Now that both of them are dead and will enter Paradise so with whom will this woman live in Paradise?” “The woman will live with one who had a better character and behavior with the people around him. O Umme Salma! Good character grants good rewards in this world and the hereafter.”
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Sawab al-A`amal, Page 233

There is no creature of Allah which has a good character and Allah does not feel ashamed to make his flesh a morsel of Hell.
Imām Mūsā ibn Ja‘far al-Kāżim (a.s.)
Sawab al-A`amal, Page 233

مَنْ كَانَتْ لَهُ سَرِيْرَةٌ صَالِحَةٌ أوْ سَيِّئَةٌ نَشَرَ اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ مِنْهَا رِدَاءً يُعْرَفُ بِهِ

God marks a sign of one’s good or bad characters on his/her face by which to be recognized.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 726; Page No. 104