Examples of the Prophet Muhammad’s Sayings

The believers, in their love, mercy, and kindness to one another are like a body: if any part of it is ill, the whole body shares its sleeplessness and fever

Narrated in Saheeh Muslim, #2586, and Saheeh Al-Bukhari, #6011

The most perfect of the believers in faith are the best of them in morals.  And the best among them are those who are best to their wives

Narrated in Mosnad Ahmad, #7354, and Al-Tirmizi, #1162

None of you believes (completely) until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself

Narrated in Saheeh Al-Bukhari, #13, and Saheeh Muslim, #45

The merciful are shown mercy by the All-Merciful.  Show mercy to those on earth, and God will show mercy to you

Narrated in Al-Tirmizi, #1924, and Abu-Dawood, #4941

Smiling at your brother is charity

Narrated in Al-Tirmizi, #1956

A good word is charity

Narrated in Saheeh Muslim, #1009, and Saheeh Al-Bukhari, #2989

Whoever believes in God and the Last Day (the Day of Judgment) should do good to his neighbor

Narrated in Saheeh Muslim, #48, and Saheeh Al-Bukhari, #6019

God does not judge you according to your appearance and your wealth, but He looks at your hearts and looks into your deeds

Narrated in Saheeh Muslim, #2564

Pay the worker his wage before his sweat dries

Narrated in Ibn Majah, #2443

A man walking along a path felt very thirsty.  Reaching a well, he descended into it, drank his fill, and came up.  Then he saw a dog with its tongue hanging out, trying to lick up mud to quench its thirst.  The man said, “This dog is feeling the same thirst that I felt.”  So he went down into the well again, filled his shoe with water, and gave the dog a drink.  So, God thanked him and forgave his sins.}  The Prophet  was asked, “Messenger of God, are we rewarded for kindness towards animals?”  He said: {There is a reward for kindness to every living animal or human

Narrated in Saheeh Muslim, #2244, and Saheeh Al-Bukhari, #2466

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