Ayyub on Manhood: A real man forgives others and overlooks their faults

March 27, 2018

Abdullah ibn Shumait reported: Ayyub al-Sakhtiyani, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “A man will not hit the mark, nor fulfill his manhood, until he has two characteristics: Forgiving people and overlooking their faults.”

Source: al-Murū’ah 106

عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ شُمَيْطِ قَالَ قَالَ أَيُّوب السَّخْتِيَانِي رحمه الله لَا يَنْبُلُ الْمَرْءُ وَلَا تَتِمُّ مُرُوءَتُهُ حَتَّى تَكُونَ فِيهِ خَصْلَتَانِ الْعَفْوُ عَنِ النَّاسِ وَالتَّجَاوُزُ عَنْهُمْ

106 المروءة لابن المرزبان