In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Quraan's Moral Commandments
By Shuja R. Khan

 Respect and honour all human beings irrespective of their religion, colour, race, sex, language, status, property, birth, profession/job and so on    [Al-Israa 017:070]
Talk straight, to the point, without any ambiguity or deception    [Al-Ahzab 033:070]
Choose best words to speak and say them in the best possible way    [Al-Baqarah 002:083]
Do not shout. Speak politely keeping your voice low.    [Luqman 031:019]
Always speak the truth. Shun words that are deceitful and ostentatious    [Al-Hajj 022:030]
Do not confound truth with falsehood    [Al-Baqarah 002:042]
Say with your mouth what is in your heart    [Al-E Imram 003:167]
Speak in a civilized manner in a language that is recognized by the society and is commonly used    [An Nisa 004:005]
When you voice an opinion, be just, even if it is against a relative    [Al-An'am 006:152]
Do not be a bragging boaster    [Luqman 031:018]
Do not talk, listen or do anything vain    [Al-Mu'mineen 23:3, Al-Qasas 28:55]
Do not participate in any paltry. If you pass near a futile play, then pass by with dignity    [Al-Furqan 025:072]
Do not verge upon any immodesty or lewdness whether surreptitious or overt    [Al-An'am 006:151]
If, unintentionally, any misconduct occurs by you, then correct yourself expeditiously    [Al-E-Imram 003:134]
Do not be contemptuous or arrogant with people    [Luqman 031:018]
Do not walk haughtily or with conceit    [Al-Isra' 017:037, Luqman 031:018]
Be moderate in thy pace    [Luqman 031:019]
Walk with humility and sedateness    [Al-Furqan 025:063]
Keep your gazes lowered devoid of any lecherous leers and salacious stares    [An-Nur 024:030-031, Ghafir 040:019]
If you do not have complete knowledge about anything, better keep your mouth shut. You might think that speaking about something without full knowledge is a trivial matter. But it might have grave consequences    [An-Nur 024:014-016]
When you hear something malicious about someone, keep a favourable view about him/her until you attain full knowledge about the matter. Consider others innocent until they are proven guilty with solid and truthful evidence    [An-Nur 024:012-013]
Ascertain the truth of any news, lest you smite someone in ignorance and afterwards repent of what you did    [Al-Hujurat 049:006]
Do not follow blindly any information of which you have no direct knowledge. (Using your faculties of perception and conception) you must verify it for yourself. In the Court of your Lord, you will be held accountable for your hearing, sight, and the faculty of reasoning    [Al-Isra' 017:036]
Never think that you have reached the final stage of knowledge and nobody knows more than yourself. Remember! Above everyone endowed with knowledge is another endowed with more knowledge    [Al-Isra' 017:026]
Even the Prophet [sallallahu alahi wa salaam] was asked to keep praying, "O My sustainer! Advance me in knowledge."    [Taha 020:114]
The believers are but a single Brotherhood. Live like members of one family, brothers and sisters unto one another    [Al-Hujurat 049:010]
Do not make mockery of others or ridicule others    [Al-Hujurat 049:011]
Do not defame others    [Al-Hujurat 049:011]
Do not insult others by nicknames    [Al-Hujurat 049:011]
Avoid suspicion and guesswork. Suspicion and guesswork might deplete your communal energy    [Al-Hujurat 049:012]
Spy not upon one another    [Al-Hujurat 049:012]
Do not backbite one another    [Al-Hujurat 049:012]
When you meet each other, offer good wishes and blessings for safety. One who conveys to you a message of safety and security and also when a courteous greeting is offered to you, meet it with a greeting still more courteous or (at least) of equal courtesy    [An Nisa 004:086]
When you enter your own home or the home of somebody else, compliment the inmates    [an-Nur 024:061]
Do not enter houses other than your own until you have sought permission; and then greet the inmates and wish them a life of blessing, purity and pleasure    [an-Nur 024:027]
Treat kindly Your parents Relatives The orphans And those who have been left alone in the society    [An Nisa 004:036]
Take care of The needy The disabled Those whose hard earned income is insufficient to meet their needs And those whose businesses have stalled And those who have lost their jobs.    [An Nisa 004:036]
Treat kindly Your related neighbours, and unrelated neighbours , Companions by your side in public gatherings, or public transportation    [An Nisa 004:036]
Be generous to the needy wayfarer the homeless son of the street and the one who reaches you in a destitute condition    [An Nisa 004:036]
Be nice to people who work under your care.    [An Nisa 004:036]
Do not follow up what you have given to others to afflict them with reminders of your generosity    [Al-Baqarah 002:262]
Do not expect a return for your good behaviour, not even thanks    [Al_Insan 076:009]
Cooperate with one another in good deeds and do not cooperate with others in evil and bad matters    [Al-Ma'idah 005:002]
Do no try to impress people on account of self-proclaimed virtues    [An-Najm 053:032]
You should enjoin right conduct on others but mend your own ways first. Actions speak louder than words. You must first practice good deeds yourself, then preach    [Al-Baqarah 002:044]
Correct yourself and your families first [before trying to correct others]    [At-Tahrim 066:006]
Pardon gracefully if anyone among you who commits a bad deed out of ignorance, and then repents and amends    [Al-An'am 6:54, Al-E Imram 3:134]
Divert and sublimate your anger and potentially virulent emotions to creative energy, and become a source of tranquility and comfort to people    [Al-E Imram 003:134]
Call people to the Way of your Lord with wisdom and beautiful exhortation. Reason with them most decently    [An-Nahl 016:125]
Leave to themselves those who do not give any importance to the Divine code and have adopted and consider it as mere play and amusement    [Al-An'am 006:070]
Sit not in the company of those who ridicule Divine Law unless they engage in some other conversation    [An Nisa 004:140]
Do not be jealous of those who are blessed    [An Nisa 004:054]
In your collective life, make rooms for others    [Al-Mujadilah 058:011]
When invited to dine, Go at the appointed time. Do not arrive too early to wait for the preparation of meal or linger after eating to engage in bootless babble. Such things may cause inconvenience to the host    [Al-Ahzab 033:053]
Eat and drink [what is lawful] in moderation    [Al-Ar'af 007:031]
Do not squander your wealth senselessly    [Al-Isra' 017:026]
Fulfill your promises and commitments    [Al-Isra' 017:034]
Keep yourself clean, pure    [At-Taubah 009:108, An Nisa 004:043, Al-Ma'idah 005:006]
Dress-up in agreeable attire and adorn yourself with exquisite character from inside out    [Al-Ar'af 007:026]
Seek your provision only by fair endeavour    [Al-'Ankabut 029:017, Al-Baqarah 002:188]
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