Fudayl on Justice: You may not harm anyone or anything without a just cause

October 20, 2015

Adh-Dhahabi reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By Allah, it is not lawful for you to harm a dog or a pig without a just cause, so how can you harm a Muslim?”

Source: Siyar Aʻlām al-Nubalāʼ 8/427

عن الذهبي قَالَ الْفُضَيْلُ رحمه الله وَاللَّهِ مَا يَحِلُّ لَكَ أَنْ تُؤْذِيَ كَلْبًا وَلَا خِنْزِيرًا بِغَيْرِ حَقٍّ فَكَيْفَ تُؤْذِي مُسْلِمًا

8/427 سير أعلام النبلاء الطبقة السابعة الفضيل بن عياض