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رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): ذَنبُ العالِمِ واحِدٌ ، وذَنبُ الجاهِلِ ذَنبانِ.

When committing a sin, the knowledgeable man is guilty of the one sin whereas the ignorant man is guilty of two [i.e. the sin itself and the sin of ignorance].
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28784; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 501

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): وَالّذي نَفسُ مُحَمَّدٍ بِيَدهِ ! لَعالِمٌ واحِدٌ أشَدُّ عَلى إبليسَ مِن ألفِ عابِدٍ ؛ لأِنَّ العابِدَ لِنَفسِهِ والعالِمَ لِغَيرِهِ.

By the One Who holds Muhammad’ s soul in His Grasp! Verily one knowledgeable man is more difficult for Satan to bear than seventy worshippers, for the worshipper serves himself whilst the knowledgeable man serves others.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28908; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 505

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَوتُ العالِمِ مُصيبَةٌ لا تُجبَرُ وثُلمَةٌ لا تُسَدُّ، وهُوَ نَجمٌ طـُمِسَ ، ومَوتُ قَبيلَةٍ أيسَرُ مِن مَوتِ عالِمٍ .

The death of a scholar is an affliction that cannot be compensated and a void that cannot be filled, for he is a star that has been obliterated. The death of a whole tribe is easier to bear than the death of a scholar.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28858; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 506

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): اُطلُبوا العِلمَ ولَو بِالصِّينِ؛ فإنَّ طَلَبَ العِلمِ فَريضَةٌ عَلى كُلِّ مُسلِمٍ.

Seek knowledge even in China, for verily to seek knowledge is an obligation on every Muslim.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28697; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 507

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَنهومانِ لايَشبَعُ طالِبُهُما: طالِبُ العِلمِ وطالِبُ الدّنيا .

There are two insatiable types of people who are never satisfied by their quest the seeker of knowledge and the seeker after this world.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28726; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 507

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): طالِبُ العِلمِ بَينَ الجُهّالِ كَالحَيِّ بَينَ الأمواتِ.

The seeker of knowledge among ignorant people is as the living one among the dead.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28726; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 508

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن طَلَبَ العِلمَ فهُوَ في سَبيلِ اللّه‏ِ حَتّى يَرجِعَ .

He who goes out to seek knowledge is indeed on the path of Allah until he returns.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28702; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 508

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن طَلَبَ العِلمَ تَكَفَّلَ اللّه‏ُ لَهُ بِرِزقِهِ.

He who goes out to seek knowledge, Allah guarantees his sustenance for him.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28701; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 508

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): طالِبُ العِلمِ طالِبُ الرَّحمَةِ ، طالِبُ العِلمِ رُكنُ الإسلامِ ، ويُعطى أجرَهُ مَعَ النَّبِيّينَ.

The seeker of knowledge is the seeker of mercy; the seeker of knowledge is the pillar of Islam and is given his recompense with the prophets.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28729; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 508

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ طالِبَ العِلمِ تَبسُطُ لَهُ المَلائكَةُ أجنِحَتَها وتَستَغفِرُ لَهُ.

Verily the angels spread their wings over the seeker of knowledge and seek forgiveness on his behalf.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28745; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 509

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن كانَ في طَلَبِ العِلمِ كانَتِ الجَنَّةُ في طَلَبِهِ .

He who goes out to seek knowledge is himself sought after by Paradise.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28842; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 509

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن تَعَلَّمَ العِلمَ لِغَيرِ اللّه‏ِ تَعالى فَلْيَتَبَوَّأْ مَقعَدَهُ مِن نارٍ.

Whoever gains knowledge for the sake of anything other than Allah, most High, should take himself a seat in the Fire.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 29035; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 512

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): ثَلاثَةٌ لا يَستَخِفُّ بِحَقِّهِم إلّا مُنافِقٌ: ذو شَيبَةٍ فِي الإسلامِ ، وإمامٌ مُقسِطٌ ، ومُعَلِّمُ الخَيرِ

There are three types of people whose right none will deem lightly apart from the hypocrite who manifests his hypocrisy the old person in Islam, the just leader, and the teacher of good.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 43811; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 515

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مِن حَقِّ العالِمِ عَلَيكَ أن تُسَلِّمَ عَلَى القَومِ عامَّةً وتَخُصَّهُ دونَهُم بِالتَّحِيَّةِ ، وأن تَجلِسَ أمامَهُ ، ولا تُشيرَنَّ عِندَهُ بِيَدِكَ ، ولا تَغمِزَنَّ بِعَينَيكَ ، ولا تَقولَنَّ: «قالَ فُلانٌ» خِلافا لِقَولِهِ ، ولا تَغتابَنَّ عِندَهُ أحَداً، ولا تُسارَّ في مَجلِسِهِ ، ولا تَأخُذَ بِثَوبِهِ ، ولا تَلِجَّ عَلَيهِ إذا مَلَّ ، ولا تُعرِضَ مِن طُولِ صُحبَتِهِ ، فإنَّما هِيَ بِمَنزِلَةِ النَّخلَةِ تَنتَظِرُ مَتى يَسقُطُ عَلَيكَ مِنها شَيءٌ .

It is a scholar’ s right upon you that you greet people in general as a whole but single him out with your greeting, that you sit in front of him, that you do not point to him with your hand, nor make hints against him with your eyes, nor say, ‘but x said’ in opposition to his statements, nor backbite anyone in his presence, nor whisper secrets to others in his gathering, nor pull on his robe, nor insist for him to continue if he is tired, nor show disinclination at the length of his speech, for verily it [i.e. his speech] is as a palm tree from which you [should] anxiously wait for something to fall from it for you.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 29363; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 515

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لَيسَ مِن أخلاقِ المُؤمِنِ التَّمَلُّقُ وَلا الحَسَدُ إلّا في طَلَبِ العِلمِ.

It is not part of the moral virtues of a believer that he should flatter or be jealous except in the quest for knowledge.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 29364; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 515

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَنِ استَقبَلَ العُلَماءَ فقَدِ استَقبَلَني ، ومَن زارَ العُلَماءَ فقَد زارَني ، ومَن جالَسَ العُلَماءَ فقَد جالَسَني ، ومَن جالَسَني فَكأنَّما جالَسَ رَبّي.

He who goes forth to meet the scholars has indeed come forth to meet me, and he who visits the scholars has indeed visited me, and he who sits in the company of the scholars has indeed sat in my company, and whoever sits in my company is as if he has sat in the company of my Lord.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28883; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 516

الخِضرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ لِموسى (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ: يا موسى ، تَفَرَّغْ لِلعِلمِ إن كُنتَ تُريدُهُ، فإنَّ العِلمَ لِمَن تَفَرَّغَ .

O Moses, devote yourself exclusively to knowledge if you want it, for verily knowledge is for the one who devotes himself exclusively to it.
Prophet al Khizr (a.s.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 44176; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 516

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): العُلَماءُ اُمَناءُ اللّه‏ِ عَلى خَلقِهِ.

The scholars are Allah’s trustees over His creation.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28675; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 517

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): فَضلُ العالِمِ عَلى غَيرِهِ كَفَضلِ النَّبِيِّ عَلى اُمَّتِهِ .

The superiority of the scholar over others is as the superiority of the prophet over his community.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28798; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 517

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): المُتَعبِّدُ بِغَيرِ فِقهٍ كالحِمارِ في الطّاحونِ .

The one who worships without any knowledge [of his actions] is as a donkey in a windmill.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28709; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 519

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): هِمَّةُ العُلَماءِ الوِعايَةُ ، وهِمَّةُ السُّفَهاءِ الرِّوايَةُ.

The ambition of knowledgeable people is greater awareness, whereas the ambition of fools is telling stories.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 29337; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 521

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) ـ كانَ يَقولُ ـ: اللّهُمَّ إنّي أعوذُ بِكَ مِن عِلمٍ لا يَنفَعُ ، ومِن قَلبٍ لا يَخشَعُ ، ومِن نَفسٍ لا تَشبَعُ ، ومِن دَعوَةٍ لا يُستَجابُ لَها .

O Allah, I seek refuge in You from knowledge that does not benefit, from a heart that is not fearful, from a supplication that is unheard, and from a soul that is never sated.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 3609; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 526

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): عِلمُ الباطِنِ سِرٌّ مِن أسرارِ اللّه‏ِ عَزَّوجلَّ ، وحُكمٌ مِن حُكمِ اللّه‏ِ ، يَقذِفُه في قُلوبِ مَن شاءَ مِن عِبادِهِ.

The knowledge of the hidden is one of the secrets of Allah, Mighty and Exalted, and one of Allah’ s commands which He divulges into the hearts of whom He wills from among His servants.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 28820; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 528

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): لَو خِفتُمُ اللّه‏َ حَقَّ خِيفَتِهِ لَعُلِّمتُمُ العِلمَ الّذي لا جَهلَ مَعَهُ.

If you feared Allah with the fear that He is worthy of, you would be taught the knowledge after which no ignorance ever remains.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 5881; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 528

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) ـ لَمّا قيلَ لَهُ: اُحِبُّ أن أكونَ أعلَمَ النّاسِ ـ: اِتَّقِ اللّه‏َ تَكُن أعلَمَ النّاسِ .

was once asked, ‘I would love to be the most knowledgeable of all people’ , to which he replied, ‘Be wary of your duty to Allah and you will be the most knowledgeable of people.’
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 44154; Mizan ul Hikmah page No. 528