خُذْ مِنَ الدُّنيْا مَا أَتَاكَ، وَتَوَلَّ عَمَّا تَوَلَّى عَنْكَ، فَإِنْ أَنْتَ لَمْ تَفْعَلْ فَأَجْمِلْ فِي الطَّلَبِ۔

Take off the favours of the world whatever comes to you and keep away from what keeps away from you. If you cannot do so be moderate in your seeking.

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Take off the favours of the world whatever comes to you and keep away from...

— Imam Ali a.s.
(Nahj al-Balagha — Peak of Eloquence: Hadith #393)

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