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Deliberateness And Acting Unhurriedly

Deliberateness and Acting Unhurriedly التأنّي والأناة

    1. Acting slowly is praiseworthy in everything except in opportunities for [doing] good.

1ـ اَلتُّؤَدَةُ مَمْدُوحَةٌ في كُلِّ شَيْء إلاّ في فُرَصِ الخَيْرِ.

    2. Taking time [to ascertain] is better than making haste, except in opportunities for [doing] good.

2ـ اَلتَّثَبُّتُ خَيْرٌ مِنَ العَجَلَةِ إلاّ في فُرَصِ الخَيْرِ(البِرِّ).

    3. Deliberateness is judiciousness.

3ـ اَلتَّأنّي حَزْمٌ.

    4. Deliberateness brings about assurance.

4ـ التَّأنّي يُوجِبُ الإستِظهارَ.

    5. Deliberateness in action protects against errancy.

5ـ اَلتَّأنّيُ فيِ الفِعْلِ يُؤمِنُ الخَطَلَ.

    6. Through deliberateness, matters become easy.

6ـ بِالتَّأنّي تَسْهُلُ المَطالِبُ.

    7. Confidence in speech protects from slips and mistakes.

7ـ التَثَبُّتُ في القَوْلِ يُؤمِنُ العِثارَ والزَّلَلَ.

    8. Through deliberateness, means become easy.

8ـ بِالتَّأنّي تَسْهَلُ الأسْبابُ.

    9. Slowly! Darkness is disappearing; as though those who had departed have arrived [at their final destination] and those who hasten will soon join.

9ـ رُوَيْداً يُسْفِرُ الظَّلامُ، كَأنْ قَدْ وَرَدَتِ الأظْعانُ يُوشِكُ مَنْ أسْـَرعَ أنْ يَلْحَقَ.

    10. Bind your haste with your deliberateness, your domination with your friendliness and your evil [traits] with your good [ones]. Help the intellect overcome vain desires and you will possess understanding.

10ـ صِلْ عَجَلَتَكَ بِتَأنّيكَ، وسَطْوَتَكَ بِرِفْقِكَ، وشَرَّكَ بِخَيْرِكَ، وانْصُرِ العَقْلَ عَلَى الهَوى تَمْلِكِ النُّهى.

    11. You must adopt deliberateness, for indeed one who acts unhurriedly is deserving of success.

11ـ عَلَيكَ بِالأناةِ فَإنَّ المُتَأنّي حَرِىٌّ بِالإصابَةِ.

    12. In deliberateness there is [precaution and] assurance.

12ـ فِي التَّأنّي إسْتِظْهارٌٌ.

    13. In deliberateness there is safety.

13ـ فيِ الأناةِ السَّلامَةُ.

    14. One who acts without haste is saved from mistakes.

14ـ مَنْ إتَّأدَ أمِنَ مِنَ الزَّلَلِ.

    15. There is no success for one who has no deliberateness.

15ـ لا إصابَةَ لِمَنْ لا أناةَ لَهُ.

    16. Deliberateness is a virtue.

16ـ اَلأناةُ حُسْنٌ.

    17. Deliberateness is success.

17ـ اَلأناةُ إصابَةٌ.