High Esteem


1. One who is not set aright by high esteem is put right by indignity.

1ـ مَنْ لَمْ تُقَوِّمْهُ الكَرامَةُ قَوَّمَتْهُ الإهانَةُ.

2. One who is not reformed by high esteem is reformed by indignity.

2ـ مَنْ لَمْ تُصْلِحْهُ الكَرامَةُ أصْلَحَتْهُ الإهانَةُ.

3. It is a right upon one whose esteem has been increased by Allah that he should [in turn] be more respectful to the people.

3ـ مَنْ زادَهُ اللّهُ كَرامَةً فَحَقيقٌ بِه أنْ يَزيدَ النّاسَ إكْراماً.

4. One who is raised by disgrace is made vain by high esteem.

4ـ مَنْ رَبّاهُ الهَوانُ أبْطَـرَتْهُ الكَرامَةُ.