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Brief author info: Ali (c. 600-661) First Imam of the Sh'ia branch of Islam; fourth caliph (Ali ibn Abi Talib) Cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; led split from 'Uthman over interpretation of the Quran; elected fourth caliph after death of 'Uthman; was opposed by Syrian governor Mu awiya.
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Whoever knocks persistently, ends by entering.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare. And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.
Whoever listens to slander is himself a slanderer.
The man of least capacity is the one who shows himself incapable of self-correction.
A man's behavior is the index of the man, and his discourse is the index of his understanding.
Scatter abroad what you have already amassed rather than pile up new wealth.
Believe me, a thousand friends suffice thee not; In a single enemy thou hast more than enough.
The sweetness of life lies in dispensing with formalities.
Do not be ashamed to give a little; for to deceive is to give still less.
Stumbling is the fruit of haste.
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