Never expose yourself unnecessarily to danger; a miracle may not save you...and if it does, it will be deducted from your share of luck or merit.
He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf, and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity.
Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
Who can protest and does not, is an accomplice in the act.
Hold no man responsible for what he says in his grief.
God said: you must teach, as I taught, without a fee.
Customs are more powerful than laws.
He that gives should never remember, he that receives should never forget.
For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie.
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
Learning is achieved only in company.
Live well. It is the greatest revenge.
When love is strong, a man and a woman can make their bed on a sword's blade. When love grows weak, a bed of 60 cubits is not large enough.