لاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ باللهِ: إِنَّا لاَ نَمَلِكُ مَعَ اللهِ شَيْئاً، وَلاَ نَمْلِكُ إِلاَّ مَا مَلَّكَنَا، فَمَتَى مَلَّكَنَا مَا هُوَ أَمْلَكُ بِهِ مِنَّاكَلَّفَنَا، وَمَتى أَخَذَهُ مِنَّا وَضَعَ تَكْلِيفَهُ عَنَّا۔

"la hawla wala quwwata illa bi'llah " (there is no strength nor power but by means of Allah). Amir al-mu’minin, peace be upon him, said: We are not master of anything along with Allah, and we are not master of anything save what He makes us master of. So, when He makes us master of anything of which He is a superior Master over us, He also assigns some duties to us; and when He takes it away He will take away those duties as well.

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"la hawla wala quwwata illa bi'llah " (there is no strength nor power but...

— Imam Ali a.s.
(Nahj al-Balagha — Peak of Eloquence: Hadith #404)

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