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The Superfluous

The superfluous-الفضول

1. The worst thing which a person occupies his time with is the superfluous.

1ـ شَرُّ ما شَغَلَ بِهِ المَرْءُ وَقْتَهُ الفُضُولُ.

2. The wastage of intellects is in seeking the superfluous.

2ـ ضِياعُ العُقُولِ في طَلَبِ الفُضُولِ.

3. Whoever restrains himself from the superfluous, his view is harmonized by the intellects.

3ـ مَنْ أمْسَكَ عَنِ الفُضُولِ عَدَّلَتْ رَأْيَهُ العُقُولُ.

4. Whoever occupies himself with the superfluous, the important matter that he hopes for eludes him.

4ـ مَنِ اشْتَغَلَ بِالفُضُولِ فاتَهُ مِنْ مُهِمِّهِ المَأْمُولُ.