Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.
Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He be glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
The holder of authority is like the rider on a lion - he is envied for his position, but he well knows his position.
A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.
To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
If poverty were a man, I would have slain him.
Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.
People's hearts are like wild animals. They attach their selves to those that love and train them.