Ahmad on Character: Part of good character is to be patient and retrain anger

March 10, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Imam Ahmad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Good character is to not get angry or enraged. And good character is to patiently endure what comes from people.”

Source: Jāmi’ al-‘Ulūm wal-Ḥikam 1/457 #18

عن ابن رجب قَالَ الْإِمَامُ أَحْمَدُ رحمه الله حُسْنُ الْخُلُقِ أَنْ لَا تَغْضَبَ وَلَا تَحْتَدَّ وَحُسْنُ الْخُلُقِ أَنْ تَحْتَمِلَ مَا يَكُونُ مِنَ النَّاسِ

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