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- Allah surely hates the oppressive wealthy man.
- Certainly, knowledge is a lock and its key is the question.
- He who treats people kindly will be accepted as arbiter.
- Ignorance is in three (things): Arrogance, the intensity of dispute, and the ignorance about God.
- Intellect is the guide of the believer.
- Life is to rent a house and buy bread.
- Some manners of the ignorant are: the answer before he hears, the opposition before he understands, and the judgement with what he does not know.
- The perfection of intellect is in three (things): humbleness for God, good certainty, and silence except for good.
- When the believer becomes angry, his anger should not take him out of the truth; and when he becomes satisfied, his satisfaction should not bring him into falsehood.
- Whoever attacks a matter without knowledge cuts off his own nose.