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Ibn Abbas on Akhirah: Angels say one of three things upon death

Al-Barbahari reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Know that there are three tidings at the time of death. It will be said: Receive glad tings of […]

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Hadith on Sirat: Believers purified by justice before entering Paradise

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believers will be saved from the Hellfire and they will be stopped at a

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Uthman on Qisas: The Caliph lets his servant take retribution on himself

Abu al-Malih reported: Uthman ibn Affan, may Allah be pleased with him, entered his house to find his servant boy playing in the trough of a camel. Uthman took him

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Umar II on Frugality: Moderation in abundance, forgiveness in strength

Sa’id ibn Suwayd reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The best frugality is at a time of abundance, and the best forgiveness is at

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Fudayl on Forgiveness: Always recommend pardon, mercy, forbearance

Abdu Samad reported: Al-Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If a man comes to you complaining about another man, then say: O brother, forgive him, as

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Ahmad on Amr: Enjoin good, forbid evil with humble gentleness

Muhanna reported: I asked Abu Abdullah Imam Ahmad, may Allah have mercy on him, about enjoining good and forbidding evil, “How should one enjoin it?” Ahmad said, “One should enjoin

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Warraq on Humility: We’d treat them well until disdain left our hearts

Al-Qushayri reported: Abu al-Husayn al-Warraq, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whomever we hated to meet, we would not take revenge for our own sake. Rather, we would excuse

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Abu Hatim on Hilm: Graceful patience to forgive without vengeance

Ibn Hibban reported: Abu Hatim, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Forbearance is most graceful when it is given despite having the power to take revenge.” Source: Rawḍat al-‘Uqalā

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Hadith on Revenge: Khubayb does not take revenge on his captors

Abu Huraira reported: The tribe of Al-Harith ibn ‘Amir had purchased Khubayb, may Allah be pleased with him, as a slave since he had killed Al-Harith during the battle of

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Ibn Mas’ud on Hudud: Avoid legal punishments as much as possible

Abu Wail reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Avoid flogging and applying the death penalty upon Muslims as much as you can.” Source: al-Sunan al-Kubrá 15686

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Ibn al-Qayyim on Mercy: Forgiveness more beloved to Allah than revenge

Ibn al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Forgiveness is more beloved to Allah than vengeance, mercy is more beloved to Him than punishment, grace is more beloved to

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Hadith on Muhammad: The Prophet was forbearing, forgiving

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was not presented with two matters but that he would choose the easier of them, as long as

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