The people of the Qur'an, who learn it by heart, should abide by certain ethics and shoulder specific duties in order to deserve the description of the Prophet (peace be upon him) when he said, "Surely, Allah has beloved servants amongst people?" People asked, "Who are they, O Messenger of Allah?" "The people of the Qur'an the Prophet (peace be upon him) replied adding, "They are the beloved and favorite servants of Allah." Following, however, are some of the ethics that the people of the Qur'an should firmly adhere to:
 Reported by Ahmad and An-Nasa`i.