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Akhlaq >> Truth

Total 22 hadees found


الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : الحقُّ أقوى ظَهيرٍ.

The truth is the strongest support
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 716; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 958

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : ألاَ وإنَّ الحَقَّ مَطايا ذُلُلٌ ، رَكِبَها أهلُها واُعطُوا أزِمَّتَها ، فسارَتْ بِهِمُ الهُوَيْنا حتّى أتَتْ ظِلاًّ ظَليلاً

Know that the truth is [like] tame mounts, whose owners have mounted them and have been handed their reins. They take them gently until they came to ample shade
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Sa`ada, v. 3, p. 294; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 958

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن يَطلُبِ العِزَّ بغَيرِ حقٍّ يَذِلَّ، ومَن عانَدَ الحقَّ لَزِمَهُ الوَهْنُ.

He who seeks might unrightfully will be humiliated, and he who opposes the truth will be afflicted with weakness
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 95; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 958

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : لَيس مِن باطلٍ يَقومُ بإزاءِ الحقِّ إلّا غلَبَ الحقُّ الباطِلَ، وذلكَ قولُهُ : «بَلْ نَقْذِفُ بالحَقِّ على الباطِلِ فيَدْمَغُهُ ...» .

No sooner does falsehood stand against the truth than the truth defeats the falsehood, for that is the purport of His verse: “Rather We hurl the truth against falsehood, and it crushes its head…
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 5, p. 305, no. 24; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 959

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : العِزُّ أنْ تَذِلَّ للحقِّ إذا لَزِمَكَ.

Honour is that you humble yourself to the truth when you face it.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 228, no. 105; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 959

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنَّ الحقَّ ثَقيلٌ مَرِيءٌ ، وإنّ الباطِلَ خَفيفٌ وَبِيءٌ.

Truly the truth is heavy but wholesome, whereas falsehood is light but plagued
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 376; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 959

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : لَمّا حَضَرَتْ أبي عليَّ ابنَ الحسينِ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) الوَفاةُ ضَمَّني إلى صَدْرِهِ ثُمَّ قالَ : أيْ بُنيَّ ، اُوصيكَ بِما أوْصاني أبي حِينَ حَضَرَتْهُ الوَفاةُ ـ وبما ذَكَرَ أنّ أباهُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) أوصاهُ بهِ ـ : أيْ بُنَيَّ ، اصبِرْ على الحقِّ وإنْ كانَ مُرّاً.

At the time of his death, my father, Ali b. al-Husayn (AS) hugged me close to his chest and said, ‘O my son! I advise you as my father advised me at the time of his death, and he proceeded to mention that his father had advised him, saying: ‘O my son! Endure the truth even if it be bitter
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 70, p. 184, no. 52; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 959

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : أتْقى النّاسِ مَن قالَ الحقَّ فيما لَهُ وعَلَيهِ.

The most God wary of people is he who speaks the truth, be it for or against him
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Amali al-Saduq, p. 27, no. 4; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 959

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : في قائمةِ سَيفٍ مِن سُيوفِ رسولِ اللّه‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) صَحيفَةٌ فِيها...قُلِ‏الحقَّ ولو على نفسِكَ .

It is written on the hilt of one of the Prophet (SAWA)’s swords: ‘Speak the truth even if it be against yourself.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 157, no. 2; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 960

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنّ أفْضلَ النّاسِ عندَ اللّه‏ِ مَن كانَ العَملُ بالحقِّ أحَبَّ إليهِ ـ وإنْ نَقَصَهُ وكَرَثَهُ ـ مِن الباطِلِ وإنْ جَرَّ إلَيهِ فائدةً وزادَهُ .

The best of people in the sight of Allah is he who likes to act according to what is right - even if it brings him loss and misery - more than what is wrong, even if it brings him profit and increase of wealth
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 125; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 960

الإمامُ الكاظمُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : قُلِ الحقَّ وإنْ كانَ فيهِ هَلاكُكَ ، فإنَّ فيهِ نَجاتَكَ ... ودَعِ الباطِلَ وإنْ كانَ فيهِ نَجاتُكَ فإنّ فيهِ هَلاكَكَ .

Speak the truth even if it entails your own ruin, for verily your deliverance is therein… and abandon falsehood even if it entails your deliverance, for truly therein is your ruin
Imām Mūsā ibn Ja‘far al-Kāżim (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 408; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 960

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ مِن وصاياهُ لابْنِهِ الحُسينِ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ : يا بُنيَّ ، اُوصيكَ بتَقْوى اللّه‏ِ في الغِنى والفَقرِ ، و كَلِمَةِ الحقِّ في الرِّضا والغَضَبِ.

Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.), said in one of his wills to his son, al-Husayn (AS), ‘O my son! I advise you to fear Allah in both affluence and poverty, and to tell the truth both when pleased as well as when angered
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 88; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 960

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إنّ الحقَّ لايُعرَفُ‏ بالرِّجالِ، اعْرِفِ الحقَّ تَعرِفْ أهلَهُ.

Verily the truth is not known through men; know the truth [first] and you will know its people
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Majma`a al-Bayan, v. 1, p. 211; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 961

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : الحقُّ أوْسَعُ الأشياءِ في التَّواصُفِ ، وأضْيَقُها في التَّناصُفِ ، لا يَجْري لأحدٍ إلّا جَرى عَلَيهِ ، ولا يَجْري علَيهِ إلّا جَرى لَهُ ، ولَو كانَ لأحَدٍ أنْ يَجْريَ لَهُ ولا يَجْريَ علَيهِ لَكانَ ذلكَ خالِصاً للّه‏ِ سُبحانَهُ

The truth is the widest thing in description, but the narrowest in practicing justice. No sooner does it side with someone than it will side against him [at another time], and no sooner does it side against someone than it will side for him later. And if anyone is to side with it, never going against it, then that would be purely for Allah, glory be to Him
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 216; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 961

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : لا تَمْنَعَنّكُم رِعايةُ الحقِّ لأحدٍ عن إقامَةِ الحقِّ علَيهِ .

Do not let consideration for a person’s right hinder you from upholding the truth when it is against him
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 10338; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 961

One who speaks truth, first Allah testifies to his words and he considers himself truthful. One who lies, first Allah falsifies his words and that person himself knows that he is a liar.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Sawab al-A`amal, Page 231

لا تَزالُ طائِفَةٌ مِنْ أُمَّتِي عَلَى الحَقِّ ظاهِرينَ حَتَّى يَأْتِىَ أمْرُ اللَّهِ

A group of my people will always stick to truth for God’s decree to be issued.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 69; Page No. 18

التَّاجِرُ الأمِيْنُ الصَّدُوُق المُسْلِمُ مَعَ الشُّهَداءِ يَوْمَ القِيامَةِ.

A truthful, trustworthy trader will keep company with martyrs in the Day of Judgment.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 140; Page No. 27

التَّاجِرُ الصَّدُوقُ الأَمِيْنُ مَعَ النَّبِيَّينَ وَالصِّدِّيقِينَ وَالشُّهَداءِ.

A truthful, trustworthy trader will keep company with the prophets, the truthful and martyrs (in the Day of Judgment).
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 141; Page No. 27

اِقْبَلِ الْحَقَّ مِمَّنْ أَتَاكَ بِهِ مِنْ صَغِيْرٍ أَوْ كَبِيْرٍ؛ وَاِنْ كانَ بَغِيْضَاً بَعِيْدَاً؛ وَارْدُدِ الْبَاطِلَ عَلى مَنْ جَاءَكَ بِهِ مِنْ صَغِيْرٍ أَوْ كَبِيْرٍ؛ وَاِنْ كانَ حَبِيْبَاً قَرِيْبَاً.

Accept truth from anybody (being him a child or and old man), even if s(he) is an enemy or a stranger, and do not accept falsehood from anybody (being him a child or an old man), even if s(he) is a friend or a companion.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 160; Page No. 30

عَلَيْكُمْ بِالصِّدْقِ فَاِنَّهُ بَابٌ مِنَ أبْوَابِ الجَنَّةِ، وَاِيَّاكُمْ وَالكِذْبَ فَاِنَّهُ بَابٌ مِنْ أبْوَابِ النَّارِ.

Be truthful, for truthfulness is surely a path to Paradise, and avoid lying for it’s verily a way to Hell.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 302; Page No. 48

عَلَيْكُمْ بِالصِّدْقِ، فَاِنَّ الصِّدْقَ يَهْدِي إلى البِرِّ؛ وَإنَّ البِرَّ يَهْدِي إلَى الجَنَّةِ، وَمَايَزَالُ الرَّجُلُ يَصْدُقُ وَيَتَحَرَّى الصِّدْقَ حَتَّى يُكْتَبَ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ صِدِّيْقَاً، وَاِيَّاكُمْ وَالكِذْبَ فَاِنَّ الكِذْبَ يَهْدِي إلَى الفُجُورِ، وَإنَّ الفُجُورَ يَهْدِي إلى النَّارِ، وَمَايَزَالُ الرَّجُلُ يَكْذِبُ وَيَتَحَرَّى الكِذْبَ حَتَّى يُكْتَبَ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ كَذَّابَ.

Be truthful, for truthfulness will surely lead you to kindness which will (in turn) lead you to Paradise, and man constantly tells and seeks the truth till he is (finally) considered truthful before God, and avoid telling lie, for it will surely lead you to wickedness which will (in turn) lead you to Hell, and man constantly tells lie and seeks falsehood till he is (finally) considered a (great) liar in the sight of God.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 303; Page No. 48