Advices of Luqmaan(A.S.)
O! the one that is more beloved to me than my own soul,know Allah.
Anything that you preach,practice it first.
peak according to your rank.
ecognize the respect of people.
ecognize the rights of people.
uard your secrets.
est your friends in times of trouble.
ry out your friends in times of profit and loss.
eep away from stupid people.
e a friend of clever and wise men.
how your efforts in good work.
lan with clever and wise men.
peak with affection.
alue your youth.
hile you are young do the work of this world and hereafter.
onour your friends.
eal with your friends and enemies in a honest way.
egard your parents as a blessing.
egard your teacher as your best guardian.
pend according to your income.
n all your work take the middle course.
erve your guests to the best of your ability.
ake generosity a habit.
hen entering somebody's home look after your eyes and tongue.
eep your clothes and body clean.
e friendly to your society.
each your son knowledge and discipline.
each your son,if possible,archery and horsemanship.
hen dressing start by putting on your shoes and socks on your right foot,and when taking them off
,begin with the left foot.
hen working with somebody,work recording to his capacity.
hile speaking at night,speak softly; and while speaking during the day, first keep an eye on all sides.
on't stretch in front of people.
Anything that you don't like for yourself;don't prefer it for others.
ork with intelligence and planning.
on't try to teach when you are not learned.
on't tell your secrets to women and children.
on't set your heart on things which belong to others.
orm a habit of speaking less,eating less and sleeping less.
on't undertake any work without thinking.
ndone work should not be thought as completed.
o not leave today's work for tomorrow.
on't joke with your elders.
on't bore your elders with lenghty talks.
o not encourage people to be rude to you.
on't disappoint a man in need.
o not remember past disputes.
on't confuse your own good with the benefits of others.
o not show your wealth to friends and enemies.