Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘When Allah loves a servant of His from among my community, He radiates love for him into the hearts of His elite servants, the spirits of the angels and the retinue of His throne, in order that they too may love him, and that is one who is truly loved.’
Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘It is bad enough for a man - except for one whom Allah protects from evil - that people should point the finger at him with regard to either his faith or his worldly affairs.’
رسولُ اللّٰهِِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): بِحَسْبِ المَرءِ مِن الشَّرِّ ـ إلّا مَن عَصَمَهُ اللّهُ مِن السُّوءِ ـ أن يُشِيرَ الناسُ إلَيهِ بالأصابِعِ في دِينِهِ ودُنياهُ.
Reference:[Sharh Nahjul Balaghah li Ibn Abi al-Hadid, v. 2, p. 181]
Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Every single servant who desires to raise his own status in this world, Allah abases his status in the Hereafter by a greater and longer extent.
Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.), in his description of a believer, said, ‘He neither desires repute in this world, nor does he grieve at its disgrace. People have their own matters of significance that they tend to, whilst he occupies himself with his own concerns.’
الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ في صفةِ المؤمنِ ـ: لا يَرغَبُ في عِزِّ الدُّنيا ولا يَجزَعُ مِن ذُلِّها ، لِلناسِ هَمٌّ قد أقبَلُوا علَيهِ، ولَهُ هَمٌّ قد شَغَلَهُ.
Reference:[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 67, p. 271, no. 3]
Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘It is enough of a disgrace for a man that he should wear such clothes or ride such a beast as draws attention to himself.’[Ibid. v. 78, p. 252, no. 105]
الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): كَفي بِالمَرءِ خِزياً أن يَلبَسَ ثَوباً يَشهَرُهُ ، أو يَركَبَ دابَّةً مَشهورَةً.
Reference:[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 252, no. 105]
Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘Verily Allah despises the two forms of attention-seeking: attention-seeking clothes and attention-seeking prayer.’