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Akhlaq >> Truthfulness

Total 21 hadees found


رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): علَيكُم بالصِّدقِ؛ فإنّهُ بابٌ مِن أبوابِ الجَنَّةِ.

Truthfulness is incumbent upon you, for verily it is one of the doors of Paradise.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Tarikh Baghdad, p. 11, no. 82; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 962

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الصِّدقُ مُطابَقَةُ المَنطِقِ للوَضعِ الإلهيِّ ، الكِذبُ زَوالُ المَنطِقِ عَنِ الوَضعِ الإلهيِّ.

Truthfulness is the congruity of logic with divine convention, whereas lying removes logic from divine convention
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, nos. 1552-1553; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 962

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الصِّدقُ لِسانُ الحَقِّ.

Truthfulness is the tongue of the Real
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 275; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 962

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الصِّدقُ يُنجِيكَ وإن خِفتَهُ ، الكِذبُ يُردِيكَ وإن أمِنتَهُ

Truthfulness saves you even though you fear it whereas lying ruins you even though you feel safe from it
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, nos. 1118-1119; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 962

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الصِّدقُ صَلاحُ كُلِّ شيءٍ ، الكِذبُ فَسادُ كُلِّ شَيءٍ .

Truthfulness is the goodness of everything whereas lying corrupts everything.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, nos. 1115-1116; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 962

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الصِّدقُ أمانةٌ ، الكِذبُ خِيانَةٌ

Truthfulness is a trust whereas lying is deception
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 15; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 962

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): قَدرُ الرَّجُلِ على قَدرِ هِمَّتِهِ ، وصِدقُهُ على قَدرِ مُرُوءَتِهِ.

The worth of a man is measured by the extent of his ambition, and his truthfulness is measured by his integrity
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 47; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 963

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الإيمانُ أن تُؤثِر الصِّدقَ حيثُ يَضُرُّكَ، على الكِذبِ حيثُ يَنفَعُكَ.

Faith is to prefer to tell the truth, even if it be to your detriment, over lying even though it be to your benefit
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 458; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 963

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): تَعَلَّمُوا الصِّدقَ قَبلَ الحَديثِ.

Learn to tell the truth before you learn to speak
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 104, no. 4; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 963

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الصِّدقُ عِزٌّ .

Truthfulness is an honour
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 269, no. 109; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 963

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن صَدَقَ لِسانُهُ زَكا عَمَلُهُ .

He whose tongue tells the truth is pure of action.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 104, no. 3; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 963

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الصادِقُ على شَفا مَنجاةٍ وكَرامَةٍ ، والكاذِبُ على شَرَفِ مَهواةٍ ومَهانَةٍ.

The truthful one is at the height of salvation and dignity, whereas the liar is on the brink of ignominy and degradation
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 86; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 963

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا تَغتَرُّوا بِصلاتِهِم ولا بِصِيامِهِم ؛ فإنَّ الرجُلَ ربّما لَهِجَ بِالصلاةِ والصومِ حتّى لَو تَرَكَهُ استَوحَشَ ، ولكنِ اختَبِرُوهُم عِند صِدقِ الحَديثِ وأداءِ الأمانَةِ

Do not be deceived by their [lengthy] prayer or their [Abundant] fasting, for verily it may be that a man becomes so attached to his prayer and his fasting that were he to stop doing them, he would be greatly disturbed. Rather test these people through the truth in their speech and their prompt return of goods entrusted in their care
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 104, no. 4; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 963

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أحسَنُ مِنَ الصِدقِ قائلُهُ، وخَيرٌ مِن الخَيرِ فاعِلُهُ .

Better than the truth itself is the one who tells it, and better than the good deed itself is the one who performs it
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Amali al-Tusi, p. 223, no. 385; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 964

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ لَمّا سُئلَ عن أصدَقِ الأقوالِ ـ: شَهادَةُ أن لا إلهَ إلّا اللهِ.

Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.), when he was asked about the most truthful saying, replied, ‘The testimony that there is no god but Allah
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p378, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 964

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أصدَقُ المَقالِ مانَطَقَ بهِ لِسانُ الحالِ.

The most truthful of sayings is that which the tongue of the present utters.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3302; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 964

صَدَقَ اللَّهُ فَصَدِّقْهَ

God is truthful, and so be truthful to Him.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 722; Page No. 104

اِنَّ لِصَاحِبِ الْحَقِّ مَقَالاً

He who in the path of truth walks, effectively talks.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 873; Page No. 124

نِعْمَ العَطِيَّةُ كَلِمَةُ حَقٍّ تَسْمَعُها ثُمَّ تَحْمِلُها إلى أخٍ لَكَ مَسْلِمٍ

How nice a bestowal it is to hear a word of truth and communicate it to your Muslim brother!
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Nahj al Fasahah; Tradition No. 927; Page No. 130&131

The narrator says that I said to Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.), “There is a lady in Madinah, with whom people leave their daughters for training (and education). We have observed that she could maintain herself with so less, but we have never known her to have any financial problem.” Imam Sadiq (a.s.) remarked, “It is because she is truthful and trustworthy. These two qualities increase sustenance.”
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Greater Sins Vol 2, The Twenty-SecondGreater Sin ,page 107; Wasaelush Shia

Do not be deceived by the prolonged sajda and rukoo of a man, they may be a part of his habits (that he could not avoid). See his truth and trustworthiness.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Greater Sins Vol 2, The Twenty-SecondGreater Sin ,page 108