Biography of Imam Ali (as)
Imam Ali (as), a 7th century leader, was the cousin and son-in law of Muhamad (pbuh) the Messenger of God and founder of Islam. Though he had access to power and wealth, he lived the humblest lifestyle. He stitched his own shoes, and his meals included the hardest bread with salt while he gifted the poor and fed them royal food. He governed his people with justice during the day and served the needy and sick during the night. He encouraged struggle towards self improvement and was the bravest yet filled with kindness for all. His words and actions have become pearls of wisdom, and his deep knowledge in diverse topics like philosophy, literature, astrology, science, math, and spirituality has made people at awe. 1400 years later, his legacy continues, inspiring us and many to give back.
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**More Quotes by Imam Ali (as)**
"People of are two kinds, either your brothers in faith or your equal in humanity."
"Life consists of two days, one for you and one against you. So when it's for you, don't be proud or reckless, and when it's against you, be patient for both days are tests for you."
“You should desire for others what you desire for yourself and hate for others what you hate yourself. Do not oppress just as you don’t like to be oppressed. Do good to others as you would like good to be done to you…”
“Hate no one, no matter how much they have wronged you. Live humbly, no matter how wealthy you become. Think positively, no matter how hard life is. Give much, even if you have been given little. Keep in touch with those who have forgotten you, and forgive those who have wronged you, and do not stop praying for those you love.”