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Akhlaq >> Honor

Total 18 hadees found


الإمامُ عليٌ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): العَزيزُ بِغَيرِ اللّه‏ِ ذَليلٌ.

Anyone honored by other than Allah is actually disgraced.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 10, no. 67; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 408

الإمامُ عليٌ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اِعلَمْ أ نَّهُ لا عِزَّ لِمَن لا يَتَذَلَّلُ للّه‏ِِ ، ولا رِفعَةَ لِمَن لا يَتَواضَعُ للّه‏ِِ.

Know that the one who does not abase himself in front of Allah has no honor, and that the one who does not humble himself before Allah has no elevation.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 366; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 408

الإمامُ عليٌ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ولا عِزَّ كَالحِلمِ.

There is no honor like clemency.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 113; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 408

الإمامُ زينَ العابدينُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): طاعَةُ وُلاةِ الأمرِ تَمامُ العِزِّ .

Obedience to the [divinely appointed] authorities of command is a completion of one’s Honor.
Imām `Alī ibn Husayn (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 283; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 408

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): العِزُّ أن تَذِلَّ لِلحَقِّ إذا لَزِمَكَ .

Honor is to submit oneself to the truth when it comes to you.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 228, no. 105; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 408

أوحَى اللّه‏ُ تَعالى إلى داوودَ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): يا داوودُ ، إنّي ... وَضَعتُ العِزَّ في طاعَتي ، وهُم يَطلُبونَهُ في خِدمَةِ السُّلطانِ فلا يَجِدونَهُ.

It is narrated in Bihar al-Anwar: Allah, most High, revealed to Prophet David (AS) said, ‘O David, verily … I have placed Honor in My obedience whilst they seek it in servitude to the ruler and do not find it therefore.’
Allāh (s.w.t.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 453, no. 21; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 408

لقمانُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ لاِبنِه وهُوَ يَعِظُهُ ـ: إن أردتَ أن تَجمَعَ عِزَّ الدّنيا فَاقطَعْ طَمَعَكَ مِمّا في أيدي النّاسِ؛ فإنَّما بَلَغَ الأنبِياءُ والصِّدِّيقونَ ما بَلَغوا بِقَطعِ طَمَعِهِم.

Luqman Al Hakeem (a.s.) said to his son, exhorting him, ‘If you want to attract Honor in this world, then cut off your greed of drawing advantage from what other people have in their possession; for verily the prophets and the veracious ones achieved what they did by cutting off their greed.’
Luqman Al Hakeem (a.s.)
Qasas al-Anbiya’ li al-Rawandi, p. 195, p. 244; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 409

الإمامُ عليٌ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا عِزَّ أعَزُّ مِنَ التَّقوى.

There is no Honor higher than piety.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 371; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 409

الإمامُ عليٌ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ في المُناجاةِ ـ: إلهي كَفى لي عِزّاً أن أكونَ لَكَ عَبداً، وكَفى بي فَخراً أن تَكونَ لي رَبّاً.

My God, it is Honor enough for me that I am Your servant, and it is a source of pride for me that You are my Lord.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
al-Khisal, p. 420, no. 14; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 409

الإمامُ عليٌ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ألا إنَّهُ مَن يُنصِفُ النّاسَ مِن نَفسِهِ لَم يَزِدْهُ اللّه‏ُ إلّا عِزّاً.

Know that verily the one who treats people fairly in spite of himself is only increased by Allah in Honor.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 144, no. 4; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 409

الإمامُ عليٌ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اِقنَعْ تَعِزَّ .

Be content and you will attain Honor.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 53, no. 90; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 409

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اليَأسُ مِمّا في أيدي النّاسِ عِزُّ للمُؤمِنِ في دِينِهِ.

Giving up all hope of benefit from what people possess is an Honor for a believer in his religion.
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 149, no. 6; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 409

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ثَلاثٌ لا يَزيدُ اللّه‏ُ بِهِنَّ المَرءَ المُسلِمَ إلّا عِزّاً: الصَّفحُ عَمَّن ظَلَمَهُ ، وإعطاءُ مَن حَرَمَهُ ، والصِّلَةُ لِمَن قَطَعَهُ .

There are three things through which Allah only increases the Muslim in Honor: his pardon of one who has wronged him, his giving one who has deprived him, and his reconciliation with one who has cut him off.
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 109, no. 10; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 409

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن أرادَ عِزّاً بِلا عَشيرَةٍ ، وغِنىً بِلا مالٍ ، وهَيبَةً بِلا سُلطانٍ ، فَلْيُنقَلْ مِن ذُلِّ مَعصِيَةِ اللّه‏ِ إلى عِزِّ طاعَتِهِ

He who wishes for Honor without noble lineage, wealth without riches and dignity without rulership should remove himself from the disgrace of Allah’s disobedience to the Honor of His obedience.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Khisal, p. 169, no. 222; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 410

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ما مِن عَبدٍ كَظَمَ غَيظاً إلّا زادَهُ اللّه‏ُ عَزَّوجلَّ عِزّاً في الدّنيا والآخِرَةِ .

Every single servant who swallows his anger is increased in Honor by Allah, Mighty and Exalted, in this world and in the Hereafter.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 110, no. 5; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 410

الإمامُ العسكريُّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ما تَرَكَ الحَقَّ عَزيزٌ إلّا ذَلَّ، ولا أخَذَ بِهِ ذَليلٌ إلّا عَزَّ .

No sooner does an Honorable man abandon the truth than he is abased, and no sooner does a disgraced man adopt it than he is Honored.
Imām Hasan al-‘Askarī (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 374, no. 24; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 410

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اُطلُب بَقاءَ العِزِّ بإماتَةِ الطَّمَعِ.

Seek for everlasting Honor through killing greed.
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 286; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 410

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): حِشمَةُ الانقِباضِ أبقى لِلعِزِّ من اُنسِ التَّلاقي.

The modesty in one’s reservation preserves one’s Honor longer than the intimacy of encounter [when interacting with people].
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 180, p. 28; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 410