The best kind of wealth is to give up inordinate desires.
Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.
A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks.
Be afraid of a gentleman when he is hungry, and of a mean person when his stomach is full.
If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare,
And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.
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.
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
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).