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20-04-2024 |12 Shawwāl 1445 AH

Haste

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Verily haste has ruined people, and if instead people proceeded with caution no one would be ruined.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّما أهلَكَ النّاسَ العَجَلَةُ، ولَو أنَّ النّاسَ تَثَبَّتوا لَم يَهلِكْ أحَدٌ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- al-Mahasin, v. 1, p. 340, no. 697]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Deliberateness is from Allah whereas haste is from Satan.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): الأناةُ مِنَ اللّه‏ِ، والعَجَلَةُ مِنَ الشَّيطانِ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- al-Mahasin, v. 1, p. 340, no. 698]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Haste causes stumbling.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): العَجَلُ يوجِبُ العِثارَ .

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 432]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘Wholesome results follow cautious procedure whereas regret follows haste.’

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَـعَ التَّثَبُّتِ تَكـونُ السَّلامَةُ، ومَعَ العَجَلَةِ تَكونُ النَّدامَةُ .

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- al-Khisal, p. 100, no. 52]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Verily Allah loves the good that is embarked upon immediately.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ يُحِبُّ مِنَ الخَيرِ ما يُعَجَّلُ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 142, no. 4]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Deliberateness is recommended in everything except when embarking on opportunities for good-doing.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): التُّؤَدَةُ مَمدوحَةٌ في كُلِّ شَيءٍ إلّا في فُرَصِ الخَيرِ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 1937]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) narrated, ‘My father used to say, ‘When you think of doing something good, rush to do it immediately for verily you do not know what could happen later [to prevent you from doing it].’

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): كانَ أبي يَقولُ: إذا هَمَمتَ بِخَيرٍ فبادِرْ؛ فإنَّكَ لا تَدري ما يَحدُثُ.

Reference: [From Mizan al Hikmat -- al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 142, no. 3]