A wise person said that the
one who seeks out the faults of others is like a fly --- it lands only on that
which is foul. Some people are afflicted with the word "but." Every
time you mention someone to them, they will say something along the lines of,
"He has some good in him, but..." What follows "but" is
always criticism, blame, and censure.
(Woe to every slanderer and
backbiter) (Qur'an 104: 1)
(A slanderer going about
with calumnies) (Qur'an 68: 11)
(Neither backbite one
another) (Qur'an 49: 12)
The more just we are with
others, the greater will their respect be for us. The opposite holds true also.
No intelligent person can think that he will earn the respect and praise of
others by belittling them and putting them down.
)Woe to Al-Mutaffifeen [those who give less in measure
and weight (decrease the rights of others)].) (Qur'an