Golden Rule القاعدة الذهبية

Umar on Benefit: Why not love your brother as yourself?

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Why would you prevent your brother from what benefits him, while you yourself benefit from it?” Source: Sunan […]

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Bushanji on Futuwwa: Whoever loves his brother is chivalrous

Ibn Asakir reported: Abu al-Hasan al-Bushanji, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked about chivalry and he said, “Chivalry is with you in a verse from the Book of

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Sa’id on Leadership: Advice to the Caliph to love Muslims as himself

Ibn Asakir reported: Sa’id ibn ‘Amir said to Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, “O commander of the faithful! Fear Allah regarding people, yet do not fear

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Hadith on Judgement: Best Muslims judge as they want to be judged

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do you know who are the frontrunners to the shade of Allah Almighty on the Day of

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David on Hikmah: How do I strive in the land with good will?

Sa’id ibn Abdul Aziz reported: The Prophet David, peace be upon him, said, “O Lord, how do I strive for you in the land with good will?” Allah said, “Remember

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Mu’adh on Faith: Not true faith until he is humble, ascetic, just

Ibn Hammad reported: Mu’adh ibn Jabal, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A servant will not reach the heights of faith until humility is more beloved to him than

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Tawus on Faith: All scriptures teach to love others as yourself

Abdullah al-Hashimi reported: Tawus, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Would you like me to summarize in this sitting all of the Torah, the Gospel, the Psalms, and the

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Hudhayfah on Faith: With three qualities, you are blessed by heaven

Musa ibn Al-‘Ala reported: Hudhayfah ibn Qatadah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O Musa, if you have three qualities, no blessing will descend from heaven but that you

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Hadith on Signs: Latter generations are worst in sectarianism

Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the first generations of this nation are the best of them, and the last of

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Ibn Abbas on Knowledge: I wish everyone knows as I know

Ibn Rajab reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, I will pass over a verse from the Book of Allah and I would love for all

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Hadith on Brotherhood: Believers are a community like one soul

Al-Nu’man ibn Bashir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslims are like a single man. If the eye is afflicted, the whole body

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Yunus on Jihad: I strive to love for people as myself

Ibn al-Mubarak reported: Maymun ibn Mihran wrote to Yunus ibn Ubaid, may Allah have mercy on him, saying, “I would love for you to write to me about what you

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Hadith on Faith: Treat others as you like to be treated

Yazid ibn Asad reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “O Yazid, love for people what you love for yourself.” In another narration,

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Hadith on Musa: Moses asks his Lord about six qualities

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Moses asked his Lord about six traits he thought he had, but the seventh he did

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Qatadah on Justice: Fulfill the measure as you would for yourself

Al-Tabari reported: Qatadah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O son of Adam, be just as you would love justice for yourself, and fulfill the measure as you would

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Shafi’i on Debate: I love for my opponent to be guided

Abu Nu’aym reported: Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I never debated anyone but that I would love for him to be guided, directed, helped, and for him

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Hadith on Zina: Would you like that for your mother, sister?

Abu Umamah reported: A young man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, give me permission to commit adultery.” The

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Hadith on Friendliness: Best people are kind, benefit others

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believer is friendly and befriended, for there is no goodness in one who is neither friendly,

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Hadith on Faith: Sweetness of faith is to love Allah and people

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever has three traits within himself will find the sweetness of faith: one who loves Allah and

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Hadith on Brotherhood: May Allah, for whom you love me, love you

Anas ibn Malik reported: A man was with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, when another man passed by and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, I love

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