40 Beneficial hadith filled with wisdom

 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

الحمد الله

1. The Prophet of Allaah, sallallahu alayhee wa aalehee wasalam said: “Religion is sincerity.” We said: “To whom, O the Prophet of Allaah?” He said: “To Allaah, His Book, His Messenger, to the leaders of the Muslims & their common folk.” [Muslim, Iman (Faith), 95]

2. “Islaam necessitates having good moral qualities.” [Qanz Al-Ummal, 3/17, Hadith No: 5225]

3. “Whoever is not merciful (to the creation) will not be shown mercy by Allaah.” [Muslim, Fada’il (Virtues), 66; Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 16]

4. “Facilitate things to people (concerning religious matters), & do not make it hard for them & give them good tidings & do not make them run away (from Islaam).” [Bukharee, Ilm (Knowledge), 12; Muslim, Jihad (Holy Struggle), 6]

5. Another admonition man has learned from the prophets is the following maxim: “If you have no modesty, then do whatever you wish.” [Bukharee, anbiyaa’ (Prophets), 54; Aboo Dawood, adab (Good Manners), 6]

6. “Whoever opens a way to a charitable deed is like the one that has done this good deed (himself).”
[Tirmidhee, ilm (Knowledge), 14]

7. “A believer is not bitten twice from the same hole.” (A believer is not mistaken twice with the same fault).
[Bukharee, adab (Manners), 83; Muslim, Dhuhd (Adherence to Devotions), 63]

8. “Fear Allaah wherever you are. Do good immediately after a sinful act to erase it, & always be well-mannered in your relationship with people.” [Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 55]

9. “Allaah is pleased with your doing your jobs, deeds & tasks well & soundly.” [Tabaranee, Al-Mujamu Al-Awsah, 1/275; Bayhaqee, Shu’ab Al-Iman (Branches of Faith) 4/334]

10. “Faith is composed of 70 odd branches; of which the highest is belief in ‘La Ilaha Illallah’ [There is no God but Allaah] & the lowest is the removal of a hindrance from the road, & the sense of modesty is an important branch of Faith.” [Bukharee, Iman (Faith), 3; Muslim, Iman (Faith), 57-58]

11. “Whoever sees something evil should change it with his hands (unless by doing this it creates a bigger evil). If he cannot, then with his tongue; & if he cannot do even that, then in his heart, which is the weakest degree of faith.” [Muslim, Iman (Faith), 78; Aboo Dawood, Salah (Prayers), 248]

12. “The eyes of 2 people that will never witness the fire of Hell: the eyes of a soldier who keeps guard at frontiers & on battlefields, & of those whose awe of Allaah causes them to cry.” [Tirmidhee, Fadha’il Al-Jihad (Virtues of War), 12]

13. “There is no giving of harm to others nor retaliating harm with harm.” [Ibn Ma’jah, Ahqam (Decrees), 17; Muwattah, Aqdiyyah, 31]

14. “None of you will have true faith till he wishes for his (Muslim) brother what he likes for himself.” [Bukharee, Iman (Faith), 7; Muslim, Iman (Faith), 71]

15. “A Muslim is a brother of another Muslim, so he should not oppress him, nor should he hand him over to an oppressor. Whoever has fulfilled the needs of his brother, Allaah will fulfil his needs; whoever has brought his (Muslim) brother out of a discomfort, Allaah will bring him out of the discomforts of the Day of Resurrection, & whoever has screened a Muslim, Allaah will screen him (of his faults) on the Day of Resurrection.” [Bukharee, Mazalim (Injustices), 3; Muslim, Birr (Piety), 58]

16. “None of you will enter Paradise unless you have faith, & none of you truly have faith unless you love each other.” [Muslim, Iman (Faith), 93; Tirmidhee, Sifat Al-Qiyamah (Attributes of Doomsday) 56]

17. “A Muslim is one from whose tongue & hands the Muslims are safe & a believer is one in whom people place their trust in regard to their life & wealth.” [Tirmidhee, Iman (Faith), 12; Nasa’ee, Iman (Faith), 8]

18. “Do not shun each other; do not ignore one another; do not hate one another; & do not envy one another; & be brothers with one another, O slaves of Allaah. No Muslim is allowed to shun his (Muslim) brother for more than 3 days.”[Bukharee, Adab (Manners), 57-58]

19. “It is incumbent upon you to be always truthful, for truthfulness guides to absolute piety & piety leads to Paradise. A man who always tells the truth & pursues the truth is written with Allaah as a truthful one. Refrain from lying, for lying guides to sinfulness & sinfulness leads to Hellfire. A man continues to tell lies & pursues lies until he is written with Allaah as a liar.” [Bukharee, Adab (Manners), 69; Muslim, Birr (Piety), 103, 104]

20. “Do not quarrel with your (Muslim) brothers. Do not make them such jokes as they will not like. Do not make promises to them that you will not keep.” [Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 58]

21. “Your smiling in the face of your (Muslim) brother is charity; enjoining the good & forbidding the evil is charity; your guiding a man that has lost his way is charity; & your removing of stones, thorns, & bones from people’s paths is charity for you.” [Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 36]

22. “Allaah does not look at your appearance or your possessions; but He looks at your heart & your deeds.” [Muslim, Birr (Piety), 33; Ibn Majah, Dhuhd (Observance of Devotions) 9; Ahmad bin Hanbal, 2/285, 539]

23. “Allaah’s Pleasure lies in the pleasure of one’s parents; while His Wrath too lies in the wrath of theirs.” [Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 3]

24. “Three prayers are answered without doubt: A prayer by a person suffering injustice, & a prayer by a traveller, & a prayer by a father for his children.” [Ibn Majah, Dua (Prayer), 11]

25. “No father can give his children a better gift than good manners.” [Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 33]

26. “The best among you are those who give the best treatment to their wives.” [Tirmidhee, Radah, 11; Ibn Majah, Niqah (Wedding), 50]

27. “Whoever does not show affection to the young & respect to the old is not one of us.” [Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 15; Aboo Dawood, Adab (Manners) 66]

28. “Making a motion of his index & middle fingers our Prophet said, ‘Whoever supports an orphan from among his own or any other family will be as close to me in Heaven as these fingers are close to each other.” [Bukharee, Talaq (Divorce), 25; Adab (Good Manners), 24; Muslim, Dhuhd (Observance of Devotions), 42]

29. “Avoid the 7 great destructive sins.” The Muslims enquired, “O Allaah’s Apostle! What are they? “He said, “To join others in worship along with Allaah (shirk), to practice sorcery (magic), to kill the life which Allaah has forbidden except for a just cause(according to Islaamic law) (murder), to eat up Ribah (usury) (interest), to eat up an orphan’s wealth (usurp), to give back to the enemy & fleeing from the battlefield at the time of fighting (cowardice), & to accuse chaste women, who has never thought of anything touching her chastity & are good believers (false accusation).” [Bukharee, Wasayah, 23; Tıbb (Medicine), 48; Muslim, Iman (Faith), 144]

30. “Anybody who believes in Allaah & the Last Day should not harm his neighbour, & anybody who believes in Allaah & the Last Day should entertain his guest generously & anybody who believes in Allaah & the Last Day should talk what is good or keep quiet.” [Bukharee, Adab (Manners), 31, 85; Muslim, Iman (Faith), 74, 75]

31. “Jibra’eel kept on recommending me about treating the neighbours in a kind & polite manner, so much so that I thought that he would order (me) to make them (my) heirs.” [Bukharee, Adab (Manners), 28; Muslim, Birr (Piety), 140, 141]

32. “The one who helps widows & poor people is like a warrior fighting for Allaah’s Cause or like a person who fasts during the day & prays all the night.” [Bukharee, Nafaqah (Alimony), 1; Muslim, Dhuhd (Observance of Devotions), 41; Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 4; Nasa’ee, Zaqah (Poor-due), 78]

33. “Everybody errs. The best of those who have erred are those that repent.” [Tirmidhee, Qiyamah (Doomsday), 49; Ibn Al-Majah, Dhuhd (Observance of Devotions), 30]

34. “The condition of the believer is worthy of envy & admiration, because every state they are in is a cause of benefit. Such a quality is unique to the believer: When they are delighted, they praise (Allaah) & this is a benefit; when they suffer harm, they show patience & this is also a benefit.” [Muslim, Dhuhd (Observance of Devotions), 64; Darim, Riqaq, 61]

35. “Those who cheat are not of us.” [Muslim, Iman (Faith), 164]

36. “Talebearers shall not be admitted to the Paradise (unless they have suffered their due penalty or are forgiven).” [Muslim, Iman (Faith), 168; Tirmidhee, Birr (Piety), 79]

37. “Give workers their wages before their tears (on their foreheads) have dried.” [Ibn Majah, Ruhun, 4]

38. “What people, animals or birds eat of the fruit of those trees or crops planted or raised by a Muslim is a charity for him.” [Bukharee, Adab (Manners), 27; Muslim, Musaqah, 7, 10]

39. “In everybody there is a piece of flesh, if it is healthy, the whole body is healthy, and if it is sick, the whole body is sick. Beware! It is the heart!” [Bukharee, Iman (Faith), 39; Muslim, Musaqah, 107]

40. “Do not rebel against your Lord; establish 5 daily prayers; fast in the Month of Ramadhaan, give the alms of your property; obey your superiors. (Thus) you will be admitted to the Paradise of your Lord.” [Tirmidhee, Jumiah, 80]