40 Exceptional Imam Jawad (AS) Quotes

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40 Exceptional Imam Jawad (AS) Quotes

1. Trust Allah

Trusting in Allah is the expense for achieving whatever worthwhile and the ladder toward whatever elevating.


 al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.78, p.364.


2. The All-Present 

Feeling Allah in every breath is more advantageous than exhausting your body in worshipping Him.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.78, p.364.


3. Four Things a Believer Needs 

The believer is in need of Allah's favor, his/her inner guide, and being open to the goodwill of the well-wishers.


 Ibn Shu'ba al-Harrani, Tuhaf al-'uqul, p. 457.


4. Visiting Friends 

Visiting your friends, even for a short time, improves your health and elevates your mind.


al-Shaykh al-Mufid, Al-Amali, p.329.


5. Do not Trust Unheedfully 

Trusting someone before making sure [of his/her personality] ends up in pain and catastrophe.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-Anwar, vol.78, p.364.


6. Prosperity 

The believer prospers in not depending on others.


 al-Shaykh al-Mufid, Al-Amali, p.109.


7. The Hidden Secret

Life reveals the hidden secrets to you, [as it goes by]. 


 al-Shaykh al-Mufid, Al-Amali, p.365.


8. Allah's Supervision

Know that you are constantly under Allah's supervision, so beware of yourself.


Ibn Shu'ba al-Harrani, Tuhaf al-'uqul, p. 455.


9. Wrong Deeds

If you approve of a wrong deed, you will be considered to have a share in committing it.

 
al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-Anwar, vol.75, p.82.


10. Ask Your Needs from Allah

Whoever turns to anyone other than Allah, Allah will leave his/her matters to that other person. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.68, p.155.


11. Don't Be Pretentious 

Don't pretend to be Allah's friend while being His enemy in secret. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p.365.


12. Going through a Deed

If you are confused about entering a deed, you'll be desperate in coming out of it.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p.364.


13. Receiving Affection

You receive affection through gaining three characteristics; being fair in your relations, sympathizing [with others] in their hardship and happiness, and keeping your heart unstained [from sins]. 


Baha' al-Din 'Ali b. 'Isa al-Irbili, Kashf al-ghumma fi ma'rifat al-a'imma, vol.3, p.139.


14. A Mischievous Person

Avoid befriending a mischievous person, since he/she is like a bare blade whose look is alluring, while its impact [wound] is hideous. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.74, p.198.


15. Generosity 

The good that generous people do for others benefits them more than the ones in need of help since its reward, honor, and reputation belong to them. Therefore, any favor that one does first benefits him/herself. So he/she shouldn't expect to be gratified for what he/she has done. 


 Baha' al-Din 'Ali b. 'Isa al-Irbili, Kashf al-ghumma fi ma'rifat al-a'imma, vol.3, p.137.


16. Sincerity 

The best worship is sincerity in [intention]. 


Warram b. Abi Firas al-Hilli, Tanbih al-khawatir wa nuzhat al-nawazir , vol.2, p.109.


17. Listening to Someone

When you listen to a speaker, you have turned into his/her slave (follower); if the speaker's words are directed toward Allah Almighty, the listener has glorified Allah, and if his/her words are directed toward Satan, the listener has worshipped Satan.

 
Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, vol.6, p.434.


18. Being Thankful 

The blessing, which is not gratified, is like a sin, which has not forgiven. 


Hasan ibn Muhammad Deilami, Aalam al-din fi Sifat al-Moumenin, p.309.


19. Relying on a Mischievous Person

The least punishment of the one who relies on a mischievous person is being deprived of his/her aspiration.


Aziz Allah, Atarodi, Mosnad Imam al-Jawad (AS), p.248.


20. Unwise Words

Unwise words cause many disputes.


 Sabbagh al-Maliki, Al-Fusul al-muhimma fi ma'rifat al-a'imma, p.274.


21. Piety

If you stay pious despite being in a chaotic situation, Allah will bestow His mercy upon you and show you a way out.


Sabbagh al-Maliki, Al-Fusul al-muhimma fi ma'rifat al-a'imma, p.274.


22. Death

Death is like your sleep at night, except that the fatal sleep is longer, and you won't wake up from it until the Day of Judgement.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.3, p.134. 


23. Hope

The needs are requested by hope and answered by divine will. Undoubtedly, the best blessing is well-being.  


Hasan ibn Muhammad Deilami, Aalam al-din fi Sifat al-Moumenin, p.309.


24. Your Trustee and Guardian

The one whom Allah is his/her trustee and guardian will never go astray or get disappointed. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.68, p.155.


25. Salvation

Whoever desires Allah will surely be saved. 


 al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.68, p.155.


26. Foresight

Unexpected incidents and calamities will devour the one who lacks foresight.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.68, p.340.


27. Blaming People

Blaming people without any evidence or reason causes anger and distress, and they will never forgive you for this.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.71, p.181.


28. Your Daughter's Suitor

If you are sure about the piety, faith, and trustworthiness of your daughter's suitor, agree to his request; otherwise, it will lead to great misfortune and ruin. 


Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, vol.5, p.347.


29. The Ignorant

There will be no dispute among people if the ignorant remain silent.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 81.


30. Consider Different Aspects of a Task

Whoever accepts and submits [to a task, command, etc.] without considering its different aspects, has exposed him/herself to destruction and distress. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 364.


31.  Dependence and Independence 

People will be dependent on the one who, by relying on Allah, considers himself independent. And the pious will naturally be favored by people even if they aren't pious themselves. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 79.


32. Learning

Strive in gaining knowledge and wisdom, and know that learning is obligatory (Wajib) and discussing [what has been learned] is recommended (Mustahab).


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 80.


33. Knowledge 

Knowledge is the means of helping friends and relatives, the reason for and sign of fairness, a gift and means of entertainment in gatherings, the human's companion in travel, and one's mate in lonely times. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 80.


34. Modesty and Humility 

Modesty and humility are the adornments of knowledge and wisdom.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 91.


35. Politeness 

Politeness and being good-natured are signs of reason and forbearance.


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 91.


36. Patience, Poverty, Impulses

Rely on patience in all your life, see poverty as your companion, and stand against your whims and impulses. 


 al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 358.  


37. Prayer (Salat)

One should perform prayer (Salat) in a modest manner. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.74, p. 131.


38. Repentance

The conditions for your repentance to be accepted by Allah are feeling regret at heart, asking for forgiveness by the tongue, compensating for your mistakes, and being determined not to commit those sins again. 


Baha' al-Din 'Ali b. 'Isa al-Irbili, Kashf al-ghumma fi ma'rifat al-a'imma, vol.2, p.349.  


39. Two Kinds of Knowledge 

There are two kinds of knowledge; one is heard, and the other is practiced [besides being heard]. There is no use in the knowledge that is heard but not practiced. 


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 80.

 
40. Injustice

The one who does an injustice, the one who participates in it, and the one who is content with it all have a share in it.  


al-'Allama al-Majlisi, Bihar al-anwar, vol.75, p. 81.

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