Hadith on Patience: Avoid being angry, avoid being angry

Humayd ibn Abdur Rahman reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Tell me of a word I can live by but not so much that I forget.” The Prophet said, “Avoid being angry.” The man repeated his question and the Prophet said, “Avoid being angry.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 23468

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Arna’ut

عَنْ حُمَيْدِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ عَوْفٍ أَنَّ رَجُلًا قَالَ لِلنَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَخْبِرْنِي بِكَلِمَاتٍ أَعِيشُ بِهِنَّ وَلَا تُكْثِرْ عَلَيَّ فَأَنْسَى قَالَ اجْتَنِبِ الْغَضَبَ ثُمَّ أَعَادَ عَلَيْهِ فَقَالَ اجْتَنِبِ الْغَضَبَ

23468 مسند أحمد

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