NAHJUL BALAGHA 

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 T H O U G H T S

Thought

1

The more you stretch the truth, the easier it is to see through it.

Thought

2

Be like a postage stamp - stick to one thing until you get there.

Thought

3

Be thankful to Allah. He has made this illness a thing to atone your sins because a disease in itself has nothing to bring reward to anyone, it merely expiates one's sins and so far as reward is concerned, one has to earn it with his good words and good deeds. The Almighty Lord grants Paradise to his creatures on account of their piety and noble thoughts.

Thought

4

Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even though you wish they were.

Thought

5

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Thought

6

Think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.

Thought

7

You donít get ulcers from what you eat. You get them from what's eating you.

Thought

8

A true friend is someone who there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.

Thought

9

Today is the day of preparation while tomorrow is the day of race. The place to proceed to is Paradise while the place of doom is Hell

Thought

10

The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary.

Thought

11

Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.

Thought

12

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

Thought

13

The greatest wealth is Wisdom; the greatest poverty is stupidity; the worst unso- ciableness is that of vanity and self-glorification; and the best nobility of descent exhibits itself in politeness and in refinement of manner.

Thought

14

Do not make friendship with a fool because when he will try to do you good he will do you harm; do not make a miser your friend because he will run away from you at the time of your dire need; do not be friendly with a vicious and wicked person because he will sell you and your friendship at the cheapest price and do not make friend of a liar because like a mirage he will make you visualize very near the things which lie at a great distance and will make you see at the great distance the things which are near to you.