Umar on Sermons: Umar warns against greed, anger, and dishonesty

Abu Huraira reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, used to say to people in his sermons, “Those among you have succeeded who are protected from whims, greed, and anger. There is no good in anything less than truthful speech.”

Source: al-Zuhd li-Abī Dāwūd 48

Grade: Jayyid (very good) according to Al-Dhahabi

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ كَانَ عُمَرُ بْنُ الْخَطَّابِ رضي الله عنه إِذَا خَطَبَ النَّاسَ يَقُولُ فِي خُطْبَتِهِ أَفْلَحَ مِنْكُمْ مَنْ حُفِظَ مِنَ الْهَوَى وَالطَّمِعِ وَالْغَضَبِ لَيْسَ فِي مَا دُونَ الصِّدِقِ مِنَ الْحَدِيثِ خَيْرٌ

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