„If you want to pray to Allah for better means of subsistence, then first give something in charity“

—  Ali ibn abi Talib, livro Nahj al-Balagha

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—  Ali al-Hadi imam 829 - 868

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„Assisting the weak is better for you than your act of charity.“

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Contexto: There was something, about the way you looked at me. Made me think for a moment, that maybe we were meant to be. Living our lives separately, and it's strange that things change. But not me, wanting you so desperately. Oh, why can't I ignore it? I keep giving in, but I should know better. Because there was something about the way you looked at me, and it's strange that things change. But not me, wanting you so desperately.

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