It is dangerous for a human being to be too self-confident
Hanbali Sunni Muslim preacher, orator, ascetic, mystic, sayyid, faqih, and theologian who was known for being the eponymous founder of the Qadiriyya tariqa (Sufi order) of Sufism.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it
You must be such an ardent lover of truthfulness that every statament you make assumes the quality of a solemn oath.
The human being is not in control of his feelings, but he is in control of his movements
When your soul is bored you must work.
Compared to the pleasure given by granting pardon, the pleasure given by exacting revenge is very faint indeed.
The remedy from poverty is not to bear grudges against the rich.
Either give me more wine or leave me alone
Learning never exhausts the mind
Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians
A lovely face is the solace of wounded hearts and the key of locked-up gates
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go
I make it a rule never to smoke while I’m sleeping
Muslim Caliph, Muslim Scholar