Causes And Means

Causes And Means الأسباب والوسائل

1. The means by which an incapable person achieves his goal is the same one (means) that makes the powerful person incapable to achieving what he seeks.

1ـ السَّبَبُ الَّذي أدْرَكَ بِهِ العاجِرُ بُغْيَتَهُ، هُوَ الَّذي أعْجَزَ القَّادِرَ عَنْ طَلِبَتِهِ.

2. The firmest rope that you can hold on to is the rope between you and Allah.

2ـ أوْثَقُ سَبَب أخَذَتْ بِهِ سَبَبٌ بَيْنَكَ وبَيْنَ اللّهِ.

3. For everything there is a cause.

3ـ لِكُلِّ شَيْء سَبَبٌ.

4. The strongest means [of gaining success in this world and the next] is having excellent [qualities and] merits.

4ـ أقْوَى الوَسائِلِ حُسْنُ الفَضائِلِ.

5. The best means [to achieve closeness to Allah] is refraining from anger and keeping away from the humiliation of asking [others].

5ـ أفْضَلُ سَبَب كَفُّ الغَضَبِ، والتَّنَزُّهُ عَنْ مَذَلَّةِ الطَّلَبِ.