Saying: 2 – He who adopts greed as a habit devalues himself; he who discloses his hardship agrees to humiliation; and he who allows his tongue to overpower his soul debases the soul.
Saying: 3 – Miserliness is shame; cowardice is a defect; poverty disables an intelligent man from arguing his case; and a destitute person is a stranger in his home town.
Saying: 4 – Incapability is a catastrophe; endurance is bravery; abstinence is riches; self-restraint is a shield (against sin); and the best companion is submission (to Allah’s will).
Saying: 5 – The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects.
Saying: 6 – A conceited and self-admiring person is disliked by others; charity and alms are the best remedy for ailments and calamities; one has to account in the next world for the deeds that he has done in this world.
Saying: 9- 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.
Saying: 10 – If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.
Saying: 11- Unfortunate is he who cannot gain a few sincere friends during his life and more unfortunate is the one who has gained them and then lost them (through his deeds).
Saying: 12 – When some blessings come to you, do not drive them away through thanklessness.
Saying: 13 – He who is deserted by friends and relatives will often find help and sympathy from strangers.
Saying: 15 – Our affairs are attached to the destiny decreed by Allah, even our best plans may lead us to destruction.
Saying: 20 – Failures are often the results of timidity and fears; disappointments are the results of bashfulness; hours of leisure pass away like summer-clouds, therefore, do not waste opportunity of doing good