Hadith on Rifq: Deprived of kindness, deprived of goodness

Jarir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is deprived of the characteristic of gentleness is deprived of all goodness.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2592

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ جَرِيرٍعَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ يُحْرَمْ الرِّفْقَ يُحْرَمْ الْخَيْرَ

2592 صحيح مسلم كتاب البر والصلة والآداب باب فضل الرفق