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اَلمَعْرُوفُ لايَتِمُّ إلاّبِثَلاث: بِتَصْغيرِهِ، وتَعْجيلِهِ، وسَتْرِهِ، فَإنَّكَ إذا صَغَّرْتَهُ فَقَدْ عَظَّمْتَهُ، وإذا عَجَّلْتَهُ فَقَدْ هَنَّأْتَهُ وإذا سَتَرْتَهُ فَقَدْ تَمَّمْتَهُ۔

A benevolent action is not completed except by three things: by taking it to be insignificant, by expediting it and by concealing it; for when you take it to be insignificant, you have made it great; and when you expedite it, you have made it beneficial; and when you conceal it, you have made it complete.

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A benevolent action is not completed except by three things: by taking it...

— Imam Ali a.s.
(Ghurar al-Hikam: Good Turns And Benevolent Actions)

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