Sayings By Imam AliA gift from a lover of Imam Ali (A.S)
From Nahjul Balagha
"Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company."
"If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him."
"A virtuous person is better then virtue and a vicious person is worse than vice."
"One who says unpleasant things about others, will himself quickly become a target of their scandal."
"A fool's mind is at the mercy of his tongue and a wise man's tongue is under the control of his mind."
"The sin which makes you sad and repentant is more liked by Allah than the good deed which turns you arrogant."
"Be afraid of a gentleman when he is hungry, and of a mean person when his stomach is full."
"There is no greater wealth than wisdom, no greater poverty than ignorance; no greater heritage than culture and no greater support than consultation."