As Pride Increases Intelligence Descreases

Pride and Stu­pid­ity

It is re­ported that Muhammad Al-Bâqir – Allâh have mercy on him – said,

“Never does any pride enter the heart of a man ex­cept that his in­tel­li­gence de­creases by the same amount.”

Al-Dha­habî, Siyar A’lâm Al-Nubalâ`, in his bi­og­ra­phy of Muhammad Al-Bâqir.

Muhammad b. ‘Alî b. Husayn b. ‘Alî b. Abî Tâlib, known as Al-Bâqir, was the great-great grand­son of the Prophet – Allâh’s peace and bless­ings be upon him