A Bundle of Flowers

Arrogance and Pride

Amir ul Mu'mineen ‘Ali (‘a) said: "Do not become obstinate (and do not strictly follow your own ideas), because such a one will meet destruction."

Tasnif Ghurar-ul-Hikam, p. 443

Imam Amir ul Mu'mineen (‘a) said: "He who considers himself a great one (self-conceited), is naught with Allah.

Tasnif Ghurar-ul-Hikam, p. 308 & Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 6, p. 91

Imam Amir ul Mu'mineen ‘Ali (‘a) said: "Two things cause people to be destroyed (and lead unto Hell): fear of poverty, and seeking superiority through pride."

Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 72, p. 39

Imam Amir ul Mu'mineen ‘Ali (‘a) said: "You should avoid self-admiration, having reliance upon what appears good in yourself, and love of exaggerated praise because this is one of the most reliable opportunities for Satan."

Ghurar-ul-Hikam, p. 298

Imam as-Sadiq (‘a) said: "He who has even a little arrogance in his heart will not be allowed to enter Heaven."

Al-Kafi, vol. 2, p. 310