Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons And Sayings Compilation)
A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks.
Be afraid of a gentleman when he is hungry, and of a mean person when his stomach is full.
Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.
If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.
Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company.
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
The best kind of wealth is to give up inordinate desires.
Unfortunate is he who cannot gain a few sincere friends during his life and more unfortunate is the one who has gained them and then lost them (through his deeds).