Good manners lead to
prosperity, while bad ones lead to misery.
ln a hadith, the Prophet
(Blessings and Peace be upon him) said:
"Through good manners,
one reaches the status of the person who not only fasts, but who also stands
late in the night to pray."
He (bpuh) also said:
"Shall I not inform you
of the most beloved to me and the one seated closest to me on the Day of
'Those of you who are best
(And verily you [O'
Muhammad] are on an exalted standard of character) (Qur'an 68: 4)
(And by the Mercy of Allah,
you dealt with them gently. And had you been severe and harsh-hearted, they
would have broken away from about you….) (Qur'an 3: 159)
(….and speak good to
peoples….) (Qur'an 2: 83)
'Aa'ishah (may Allah be
pleased with her) described the Prophet
(bpuh) with the following
"His character was the