Grandfather's Wisdom

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Play fair in sports, as well as in all worldly matters. Justice is the cardinal law in Islam

Share every thing with others --- there is blissful joy in sharing and caring.

Put things back where you found them, you will be happy to find it there when you need it.

Clean your mess --- how awful it is, if others see our dirty stuff!

Do not take things that are not yours, beware taking anything without permission is thieving.

Say you are sorry when you hurt anybody, bodily or mentally. Allah does not like it when someone hurts another person.

Do not forget to brush your teeth before you go to bed and take a bath every day.

Do not forget your prayers. It helps us keep God in our hearts.

Always greet elders and young ones with As Salaamu Alykum when you get up in the morning.

Do some physical exercise in the morning before breakfast. Yoga exercise is simple and good.

Shabby exterior gives a bad impression, when you dress up make sure your clothes and are clean and ironed.

Flush the toilet after use. Clean the mess wherever you find it. Cleanliness is half of the faith.

Choose some good hobby to spend your leisure hours. Why not book reading? You will never be alone with a book in your pocket.

Unless you make a public commitment, your faith will not take hold. You can not be a private Muslim.

Make sure people know you are a Muslim and always be a good example.

Time is your friend. Don't kill it.

The best way to destroy an enemy is make them your friend.

Don't be liberal in making promises, when you make any fulfill it as a word of honor.

Respect is a matter of give and take, as love begets love.

Talk politely even in disagreement --- it is better to lose an argument than to lose a friend.

Talk in even and low voice tones, whining and braying is a donkey's trait. Talking softly is a sign of being cultured.

Always be humble. God does not like arrogance.

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Do not say I cannot, say God willing I will try. If you have a will to do --- Allah will help you in your endeavor.

It is better to have tried and lost, than not to have tried at all.

You can accomplish anything under the sun, with determination followed by hard work.

If you pray for anything pray for knowledge and wisdom.

There is nothing that can defeat honesty and hard work.

One who asks a question may be a fool for a minute, but one who does not ask is a fool forever. So don't be shy to ask.

Take lesson from the candle ... which burns itself to give light to others, and banishes darkness.

It is said "wise people talk less, eat less, and sleep less".

Never eat anything unless you are hungry. And according to our Prophet when you do eat keep one third of your stomach for food, one third for water and one third empty.

Oppression is the vilest manifestation of barbarism. Neither oppress anybody nor be oppressed.

Any activity can be made creative by a dint of zeal and enthusiasm.

It is through passion that people achieve success. Find your passion.

Read, Understand and live your life by the Quran.

If you would like to add to the list above, please share your wisdom in the "Comment" section below.


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MOHAMMAD SAYEED FROM INDIA said:
Senior citizen need be a cause for the change they wish to see in the society & in others by being an active role model not by just preaching but getting practically involved in some good activity such as motivating the students by visiting the schools of your neighbourhood and make a difference in others life.
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MARYAM FROM PAKISTAN said:
Never belittle or make fun of anyone.
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MARYAM FROM PAKISTAN said:
Treat others as you would like to be treated yourself.


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SAFIA FROM PAKISTAN said:
It is desirable to eat an odd number of dates before going for Eid salah.
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SONIA MOMIN FROM USA said:
Never do any such thing that won't make your mother proud of you.
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AHSEN M. MALIK FROM USA said:
It does not behoove you to pursue wealth, fame or glory. Let them follow you God willing.
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RASHAD AND MIKAYALA MALIK FROM USA said:
Remember that when you die you have to stand before God and say what you have done bad and done good. Mikayla age 6

God is watching over you every second of your life, so that is exactly why you should be aware of what you are doing at all times. Rashad age 10
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ZINEDINE FROM MOROCCO said:
Salaamu alaikum,

"Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water my friend." Bruce Lee

"We created every living being from water" Holy Quran

Water is life. A true Muslim(a) is full of life. He/she is beyond ethnicity & race. He/she fits in all cultures but never changes his/her core identity.
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JOYCE ADDINGTON(MONA) FROM USA said:
to see beyond ones eyes.is knowing beyond all disabilities truly a human lives.
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SYED SHAHABUDDIN FROM INDIA said:
These are really quotes of wisdom.One should make a habit to read them atleast once in a day.Actually one who reads qur'an and seerath of Huzoor-e- purnoor Muhammadarasullullah sallalahu alei wa sallam, he gets all wisdom.Here most of the quotes are in lucid and simple language, easy to understand.Once we inculcate or practise good habits, they become our character.These words of wisdom are for ages and dont change as time passes.
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SARAH FROM US said:
Asalam Alaikum,
I wanted to write that I disagree with the post that you should flush after each and every single use. Yes, we should be clean, but there are droughts going on and in some areas you have to be real careful with with water consumption. Toilets are one the biggest wasters of water.
I am always saddened that Moslems are not often very environmentally conscious. I even have heard of people who in order to be "clean" take baths up to three times a day! (And these are not people who live without air conditioning or other anemities.)
Yes cleanliness is a virtue and yet this has to be balanced out with caretaking of the resources Allah gave to us as well as the planet as a whole. I know in places such as California they MUST do water restrictions.
Considering that people in the Prophet's (PBUH)time lived in a desert region I cannot imagine they used so much water and often wasted so much as I often see my fellow Moslem's do.

Thank you.
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FUMIE FROM JAPAN said:
Love someone from your hurt. Don't afraid of getting hurt. Right, T?
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MANZOOR FROM INDIA said:
be like water it make's its way even if mountains are came in its way
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MUSLIHA FROM MALDIVES said:
Life is an examination. Try to pass it with all your might with good conduct!
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QUAZI FARHANA ISLAM FROM INDIA said:
We Gain Knowledge through experience and by reading books.

Alah has givn us two ears and one mouth. (talk less and hear more)

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AZRA FROM UK said:
salaam to all /a freind in need is a freind in deed/dont forget your elders and allah will not forget you,inshallah
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ABDIFATAH SULEIMAN MUSSE FROM USA said:
remeber our grandfather's wisdom, remember they warned us about the time and its fitnah, remember to do our grandfather's advices, and don't act a weak when you are the most strong, remember our grandfathe'rs wisdom, its time to collect wisdom and its time to use wisdom before the knowlage seekers collect knowlage, surelly, we are always the leaders, remember our ground father's wisdom and teaching's. asalamu aleykum warah matulah
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ABDIFATAH SULEIMAN MUSSE FROM USA said:
well said, thank you

always fear allah alone noneless
if you fear allah alone, you don't have to be rude to others, be nice to them too, fear allah alone and always practice jihad without killing, just stay strong never scare to say the truth,

all power and honor belong to allah

let us follow the quran and the legal ways of the our messenger mohamed aleyhi salam
well said thank you so much
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SHARIFA ALI FROM USA said:
Forgive and accept yourself before expecting others to do so.
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KHALIFA FROM CANADA said:
Always show kindness to parents and siblings. For Allah(swt) says "if you want my mercy, have mercy on my creations"
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HASIB FROM ENGLAND UNITED KINGDOM said:
Ships are safer in the harbour, but that's not what their built for!!.
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M.RAHAMATHUNNISA FROM FINLAND said:
An arabic proverb:

Two things indicate weakness of man: To speak when it is proper to be silent; to be silent when it is proper to speak;
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EBRIMA NJIE FROM THE GAMBIA said:
Submit to the will of Allah,have faith,do good for humanity,observe the five pillars of Islam.Give zakaat for it is good for your earnings, your soul, offsprings,humanity and Islam.
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SEIDINA OMAR JOOF FROM THE GAMBIA said:
Do on to others what you expect them to do to you.Learn to forgive those who sin against you so that the Almighty will forgive your sins against him.
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ANONYMOUS said:
In any situation, you should always try your best from the desire of your heart to do what Allah asks for.
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MEMOONA SAEED FROM USA said:
It is better to give than receive.
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FIRDOS FROM MAURITIUS said:
Good things happen to Good people.
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YAHYA BERGUM FROM USA said:
Persecution summons ruination whereas corruption merely invites it.
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SABRINE FROM U.S. said:
You can't have everything... Where would you put it?
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SAMEENA PARVEZ FROM FL USA said:
May Allah(SWT) guide me first to live by the words of wisdom and implement in every action and every moment in my life. Ameen
May Allah(SWT) grant us THE TRUE AND ULTIMATE SUCCESS when we meet Him. InshAllah
Sameena
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BILAL ZAKARIA FROM U.S.A said:
Teach your chidren and grand children SALAAT Five imes a day.They will alwasy be closer to ALLAH ,away from bad influences and never be lonely.
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IMTIAZ FROM INDIA said:
wash your hand before taking meals at every time.
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FATIMA SAAFI FROM USA said:
Wisdom comes with age!
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FATIMA SAAFI FROM USA said:
People are like the finger on your hand. Some short, some tall, some fat, some thin, some white, some black, all together on one hand.
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ALI FROM CANADA said:
Share your wealth with the needy cause soon you may need the money
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YAHYA BERGUM FROM USA said:
Every person you meet probably knows something you do not that would profit you if you did.
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ABDULKHALIQ FROM UK said:
learn the things that cause you grieve and avoid them-its for sure you are on the road fruit picking in the garden of fardose...morale-you are never grieved when you do something good.
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SADIYAH MOHAMED FROM UK, LONDON said:
Mashallah it was a very good article, I really enjoyed it and keep up the good work Inshallah. May Allah reward you for your efforts amiin.
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LADY FROM BARBADOS said:
One of the reasons why people make mistakes, is so you can learn from them. Reflect upon the mistakes of others and try your best not to fall into the trap that they did. You owe it to yourself to atleast try.
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MOHAMED AHMED FROM CANADA said:
be nice to the people in your way up becouseyou may need them in your way down
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HAKIM ABDULLAH FROM USA said:
How does one realize Allah is God? Through diligent study.
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SAEED ALI FROM UAE said:
Always listen to your parents and obey them, It is one of the ways you will gain success in your life.
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MEHREEN BATOOL FROM PAKISTAN said:
Always remember ALLAH. ALLAH behaves (deals)with us according to our thinking about him. If we think that something can not be done (i.e we imply that God cannot do this) than ALLAH does not do it but if we place our firm belief in ALLAH, HE does that thing for us.
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SYEDA FARHEEN FROM PEORIA,IL said:
Live so that when your children think of Fairness,Caring,and Integrity, they think of you.
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YASER CHABAN KABAKIBO FROM CANADA said:
Time is never the issue, Quality Time is.
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NURAINI FROM MALAYSIA said:
Think, before you agree with prevalent opinion - sometimes many people believe an erroneous thing, because they assume someone smart has thought about it. Be the smart person who thinks about it before believing it.
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NEBIL FROM USA said:
Everyone wants to be rich, but very few are willing to make the sacrifices to get there
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HILDA RAMADANOVIC FROM USA said:
Give privacy to people you love even to your children.That is the best gift sometimes.
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KHADIJA MEHTER FROM USA said:
Do not be a passive student. Engage in your studies and interact with what you are learning. Ask the difficult questions and do not take the easy road. True understanding comes to those who deserve it, so work hard and you will deserve it.
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SHAKEEB FROM CANADA said:
Always be dutiful to your parents. Show them respect, and be humble and kind to them.
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HALIMA said:
Put your trust in Allah and do YOUR BEST.
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RIYAD FROM INDIA said:
Success has many fathers; Defeat is always an orphan. Never be afraid of failing !!!
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PHILIP T. EARLY FROM US said:
Indifference is the first cousin of racism.
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SHEHAMUL MANJI FROM CANADA said:
Every moment on earth you choose if you are in haven or hell, God rewards you likewise.
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SADAF FROM PAKISTAN said:
It is wisely said that: "To the person who is afraid, everything rustles". So, don't be afraid.
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AYESHA FROM UNITED STATES said:
Keep Allah in Remembrance and He will remember you. Subhanallah!
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SARA FROM UK said:
hadith bukhaari:no one of you truly belives until he whishes for his brother what he whishes for himself:
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MIKAEL ABDUL-KARIEM FROM USA said:
Great minds talk about ideas,
average minds talk things,
small minds talk about people. Don't gossip!!!
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SABRINE ZAHRAN FROM UNITED STATES said:
if you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
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JA'AFAR OTHMAN FROM NIGERIA said:
Always remember, to every wise man, there's one wiser.
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MAHMOOD AFGHANI FROM AFGHANISTAN said:
Do good in your life-time and it is incumbent that the same good deed will seek its way and find you inshallah in the hereafter..
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SHAKEEL said:
Great Lessons. I would like to remind everyone including mysefl about 'Charity' (Sadaqah). We Muslims should exert efforts to not only live our lives in the best way possible but also to help poor and needy through whatever means possible within our capacity e.g. money/time/education InshaAllah.
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DANIEL CERESA FROM USA said:
Try always. If you don't try, you are not alive!
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DR.JAHEERDEEN FROM INDIA. said:

dear brother,
shedule your day,but for this sheduling, anything might go impossible in long run.
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MUSHRIFA FROM CANADA said:
This is so beautiful.I have always had respect for Chineese wisdom. Masha Allah! There is truth in every sentence.
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NITIN FROM INDIA said:
Words of wisdom:

Respect Other Beliefs. People who follow them are as much Allah's children as you are.
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SHAHZAD SHAH FROM INDIA said:
Alhamdolillah...I shall add only words from the Quran...
" If God helps you, none can overcome you; if He should forsake you, who is there, after that, who could help you? In God then, let believers put their trust." Al Quran 3:160
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MOHAMMED-RAHEL KHALIQ FROM NY,NY said:
Always make Dua' for it is the essence of 'Ibadah. Glorify thy Lord, pray for blessings on the Prophet (s.a.w.), give thanks for all Allah has given, repent your sins, and ask what your heart desires.
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QURATULANN SADIQ FROM CANADA said:
knowledge closes the door to ignorance and opens the one to wisdom and understanding. religion helps the world function properly, knowlege is the light to understanding religion and things in the world. it is the key to a better world.
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SYED DANIAL SYED TAHA FROM SINGAPORE said:
Excellent list. One thing that's missing is da'wah. I will add:

'Every single day, make it a point to talk to at least ONE person about the Greatness of Allah. In your conversation, try to shift the focus from the narrowness and temporal nature of this world (duniya) to the everlasting vastness of akhirah. As the Noble Quran tells us: Oh ye who is enwrapped. Arise and warn. And your Lord MAGNIFY! (74: 1-3)
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NAZIA FROM UNITED STATES said:
Sometimes you just have to leave it to God

"Be a good flower in the garden of life"

"Go where ever life takes you"

"A bird without wings can't fly just as without knowlegde you are still sitting where you began with"

The ability to think is a precious gift from God which can take through many unimaginable adventures.

"There are many ways of acomplishing a thing, but there is only one right way." (relating it to Islam, the right ful path.)


Ignorance causes just as much destruction as arrogance.

"Life is a great test; find out how well you are scoring"

"you are blessed not when you have nice car or a big house, but when given the ability to see, hear and think and be happy from god."

"Charity is thee greatest form of love"

"The 1st step to stengthen faith is to strengthen the inner self."

"There are many aspects of life but religion is the background"

"Ask your self are you good to society or to God"

"Age doesn't determine wisdom, experience does."

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ACKLIMA FROM TRINIDAD said:
If you are unhappy in any position or situation...Move out......the World is big enough.
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KAMILA FROM INDIA said:
alhamthulillah, insha allah i try to follow the wisdom

thanks
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HASIB FROM ENGLAND said:
Life is journey not a marathon, the destination is more important then the journey. Don't be anxious to take another route! . After all aren't we all branches of the same tree pointing different ways?.
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HASSAN OFTADEH FROM IRAN said:
NEVER EVALUATE SOMEONE BY HIS OR HER APEARANCE.
RESPECTFULLNESS MUST ALWAYS BE IN OUR WORDS AND DEEDS.
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SYED FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. said:
Is it permissable to display the picture of a person even if it calligraphy.
The morals are very good if followed will make us better ,tolerant, compassionate being.
The most important thing for a muslim in not to lie which leads to self deceiving.This is eating away our faith and we are unable to present Islam to other in proper prespective.
Let us follow these morals and look for many more
in the life of Prophet Mohammed(PBUH).
syed
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MOHAMMMED HASSAN FROM TANZANIA said:
he who gives you warning is lik someone who gives you advice .
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SONIA HASSAN FROM USA said:
Remember that God never places on you a burden greater than you can bear. You ALWAYS have hope.
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TAZUL FROM BC,CANADA said:
-Take care of the parents because they are one of the ways to heaven
-smile as smile is a kind of charity
-patience is fruitious, so be patient always
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MEBROCKY FROM USA said:
Live by the words sent to us from God, not because you seek Heaven, or fear hell, but because you know it is right.
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KHADIJA MOHAMED FROM SINGAPORE said:
Try for the 5 Ps
Prayer, Peace, Patience, Perseverance and Prosperity in both worlds
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TARIQ FAROOQ FROM CANADA said:
really very nice and help full sire
so much thx
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DARLENE FROM USA said:
On Wisdom -

Submission in the service of love is the highest aspiration of the soul.

It may be more blessed to give than to receive but remember always to receive with grace and humility - for sometimes the greatest gift we can give is to allow others to serve us with their love.

The past is dead and the future is but a dream - Allah lives in the present moment and this is where we find Him.

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind - Gandi.
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MANSOOR ABDUL-HAMEED FROM UNITED STATES said:
Always make Du'a to Allah,because Allah always answers a sinecre Du'a!
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DEBBIE KERRICK FROM USA said:
My favorite of all the words of wisdom has always been to remember, what goes around comes around, so be kind to all and kindness will come to you. Be unkind to others and unkindness will return to you 10 fold. This weeks words of wisdom are very nice, it is fun to rember these simple but wise words. To bad we forget them so very often.
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F. LEVENT FROM USA said:
Idle hands are the devil's playground.

Always separate for good reasons, for you married for good reasons.

Take responsibility for your actions whether good or bad came of them.
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MEHNAZ FROM CANADA said:
jazakullah khairan for the wise words. really enjoyed reading it and hopefully inshaAllah applying the wisdom therein.
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MARYAM MARTIN FROM MANAMA BAHRAIN said:
Mashallah this is a good artical. and a grt lesson for us youngsters to learn from.

May Allah be pleased with the author.
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SHARIQ.ALAVI. FROM USA,FL said:
Say "Bismillah hir rahman nir rahim" before any work.

Before eating, ask the person beside you, whether he/she wants to eat some thing.

Whenever a person comes from outside, provide them a glass of water. Allah (swt) becomes happy when you give water to some one.

Never be greedy of money, give charity or zakaath to poor people.
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NUR AL ISLAM FROM JORDAN said:
DONT BE SELFISH IN YOUR PRAYERS ONLY ASKING ALLAH SWT ME,ME,ME,ME,ME....BUT ASK ALLAH SWT FOR OTHERS,TO HELP U TO SUPPORT OTHERS AND THEN ASK HIM FOR URSELF
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NUR AL ISLAM FROM JORDAN said:
BE HONEST WITH ALLAH SWT,ALLAH SWT WONT BETRAY YOU!!!MAKE UR INTETNION IN EVERYTHING U DO FOR HIM SWT,BE SURE THAT HE SWT WILL HELP YOU!!!WHO IS ARROGANCE,ALLAH SWT WILL LET HIM DOWN IN BOTH LIVES AND WHO IS HUMBLE,ALLAH SWT WILL RAISE HIM IN BOTH LIVES!!!
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SHABBIR MELLICK FROM ENGLAND said:
always be patient for Allah knows what you know not, things that you may dislike could be good for and the things you like could be bad for you.
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YAHYA BERGUM FROM USA said:
Hope to be grateful for whatever you receive in the very instant you have hoped for anything at all. And give thanks to God (i.e., Allah) - for God willing we are grateful.

Having an interest in a subject is to the key to learning more about it. You can become better educated simply by encouraging yourself to become more interested. Hopefully, you would be grateful to God for having done so.

Even if my words contain any wisdom, the wisdom they contain is not actually mine. Hopefully, I would be grateful to God for having encouraged truthfulness as well as a sense of humility in others as well as in myself.

Alhamdulillah / Praise God!
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MUHAMMAD FROM USA said:
To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
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