Tag: humility

  • Humility is achieved when one makes a concerted effort to not be a prick CJ

  • The Arrogance of Religiosity

    My pet peeve on Tumblr, and in general regarding the way we address each other, is still the haughtiness that is displayed by people that pretend to be sincere in their use of the term ‘Oh so-and-so…’. Then there are those that use words like ‘Indeed’ and ‘Verily’ in their posts disguised as advice as […]

  • Random thought

    Reading through some of my recent posts, I realised how much I annoy myself. I hate that I constantly tend towards speaking of ‘we’ instead of ‘me’. There’s a strong undertone of arrogance in such a presumptuous position, by assuming that I am capable of speaking on behalf of others when in fact my observations […]

  • Asmaa’ bint Yazeed رضي الله عنها reported that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “Shall I tell you who is the best of you?” They replied: “Yes”. He صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “Those who remind you of Allah when you see them.” He went on to say: “Shall I tell you about the […]

  • I pray that I will never be beholden to society. Such obligation has seen the most well-meaning turn into the most attention-seeking. And if the profession of humility is in itself arrogance, then I am already teetering on the brink of such filth by making this statement to begin with.

  • Man has never created anything. We’ve only manipulated what we have in order to arrive at new configurations of what already exists, regardless of how complex the manipulation may be, it will always be nothing more than that. A manipulation of what exists. Excerpt from a previous post on Destiny Serves as a good reminder […]

  • Goodness lies in the person who doesn’t see goodness within himself. Imām Aḥmad b. Ḥanbal

  • To be humble is to accept the truth and submit to it even if you heard it from a child or someone who is uneducated or ignorant. Al-Fudayl ibn Iyaad (via saliksays)