قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ (ص) : أَكْمَلُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ إِيمَانًا أَحْسَنُهُمْ خُلُقًا وَخِيَارُكُمْ خِيَارُكُمْ لِنِسَائِهِمْ خُلُقًا
The Messenger of God (ص) said: “The most complete of believers in faith are those with the best character (morals, ethics, kindness etc) and the best of you are the best in character (morals, ethics, kindness etc) to their women.”
[Wasa’il Al-Shia, Al-Hur Al-Amili, Volume 12, Page 157, Jami` At-Tirmidhi 1162]
Ayatollah Mirza Shirazi who issued his famous Tobacco Edict, declared that using tobacco was akin to waging war against the 12th Imam (may God hasten his reappearance).
قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم: الدُّنْيَا سِجْنُ الْمُؤْمِنِ وَجَنَّةُ الْكَافِرِ
God’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: The world is a prison for a believer and Paradise for a non-believer.
This is the shrine of Imam Al-Khomeini (R). You may wonder why his shrine is that big and huge. The fact is that he didn’t want to have this shrine at all.
Always remember to live as a role model among people. The human being who lives in darkness, longs for a company of individuals who spread light of goodness like burning lanterns.