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Posted on Nov 08, 2007 at 09:51 AM

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. ========== "Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you're a vegetarian. " ========== " Have love for your friend unto a limit for it is possible he may turn into your enemy some day; and hate your enemy unto a limit for it is possible he may turn into your friend some day. " ~ Saying of Ali ibn Abi Talib (ra) ========== PEOPLE asked: " What is most beneficial for a man? " IBN MUBAARAK: " Perfect intelligence. " PEOPLE: " If he lacks perfect intelligence? " IBN MUBAARAK: " Beautiful manners. " PEOPLE: " If he lacks beautiful manners? " IBN MUBAARAK: " Seeking advice from a kind brother. " PEOPLE: " If he has no such brother? " IBN MUBAARAK: " Then silence. " PEOPLE: " If he is unable to remain silent? " IBN MUBAARAK: Then death is best for him.

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