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Individual Ethics » Vices » Lying » The Keys to All Evils
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
إنَّ اللّهَ عَزَّوجلَّ جَعَلَ لِلشَّرِّأقفالًا وجَعَلَ مَفاتِيحَ تِلكَ الأقفالِ الشَّرابَ، والكَذِبُ شَرٌّ مِنَ الشَّرابِ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
Verily Allah, Mighty and Exalted, created locks for all evils, and he made the keys to those locks to be alcohol; and lying is worse than alcohol.
Source: al-Kāfī Vol.2 P.338

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Social Ethics » Society » Social Relations » Oppression » The Tyrant’s Regret
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
ما يَأخُذُ المَظلومُ مِن دِينِ‏الظَّالِمِ أكثَرُ ممّا يَأخُذُ الظَّالِمُ مِن دُنيا المَظلومِ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
The wronged one profits much more from his oppressors Hereafter [i.e. his account of deeds] than the oppressor profits from the world [i.e. the wealth or honour] of the one he is wronging. Religion ,vie terrestre ,plus
Source: Sheikh Ṣadūq Vol. al-Amālī P.2

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Social Ethics » Society » Public Health » Cleanliness » Encouraging the Clipping of One’s Nails
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
إنّما قَصُّ الأظفارِ لأنّها مَقِيلُ الشَّيطانِ، ومِنهُ يَكونُ النِّسيانُ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
Do cut your nails indeed for verily they are Satans resting place, and from him ensues forgetfulness.
Source: al-Kāfī Vol.6 P.490

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Individual Ethics » Virtues » Repentance » procrastination
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
إيّاكَ و التَّسويفَ؛ فإنّهُ بَحرٌ يَغرَقُ فيهِ الهَلْكى.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
Beware of procrastination for verily it is the sea in which losers drown.
Source: Biḥār al-Anwār Vol.78 P.164

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Individual Ethics » Vices » Laziness
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
إنّي لَابغِضُ الرجُلَ أو ابغِضُ للرَّجُلِ أن يَكونَ كَسلانَ عن أمرِ دُنياهُ، ومَن كَسِلَ عَن أمرِ دُنياهُ فهُو عن أمرِ آخرتِهِ أكسَلُ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
I hate a man - or I hate for a man - to be lazy in his worldly affairs, and whoever is lazy in his worldly affairs will be lazier in his affairs of the Hereafter.
Source: al-Kāfī Vol.5 P.85

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Individual Ethics » Vices » Others » Caution Against The Use Of Obscene Language
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
قُولوا للناسِ أحسَنَ ما تُحِبُّونَ أن يُقالَ‏لَكُم؛ فإنَّ اللّهَ يُبغِضُ اللَّعّانَ السَّبّابَ الطَّعّانَ علَى المؤمنينَ، الفاحِشَ المُتَفَحِّشَ، السائلَ المُلحِفَ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
Say unto people the best of what you would like them to say to you, for Allah hates the curser, swearer, and slanderer of believers, the user of obscene language and to do it shamelessly, and the importunate beggar.
Source: Tuḥaf al-‘Uqūl no.300

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Social Ethics » Family » Family’s Economy » Contentment » The Greatest Richness
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
مَن قَنِعَ‏بما رَزَقَهُ اللّهُ فهُو مِن أغنَى الناسِ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
He who is content with whatever sustenance Allah has provided him is the richest of people.
Source: al-Kāfī Vol.2 P.139

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Individual Ethics » Virtues » Controlling One’s Anger » Encouraging Controlling One’s Anger
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
لا قُوَّةَ كَرَدِّ الغَضَبِ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
There is no strength like being able to repel ones anger.
Source: Tuḥaf al-‘Uqūl no.286

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Social Ethics » Society » Social Services » Alms » The Virtue of Feeding a Hungry Person
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
إنّ اللّهَ يُحِبُّ إطعامَ الطَّعامِ‏ و هِراقَةَ الدِّماءِ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
Verily Allah loves the feeding of food to others, and the spilling of blood [offering a sacrifice].

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Social Ethics » Society » Social Relations » Others » The Etiquette of Hospitality
الإمام محمد الباقر (عليه السَّلام):
إذا دَخَلَ أحَدُكُم على أخيهِ فيرَحلِهِ‏فَلْيَقعُدْ حيثُ‏يَأمُرُ صاحِبُ‏الرَّحلِ؛ فإنّ صاحِبَ الرَّحلِ‏أعرَفُ بِعَورَةِ بَيتِهِ‏مِن‏الداخِلِ علَيهِ.
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (as):
When someone enters the house of his fellow brother, he must sit wherever the host tells him to sit for the owner of the house knows the flaws of his own house better than the guest.
Source: Qurb al-Asnād no.69

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