1. Do not fear anything except your sins.
2. Do not long for anything other than your Lord.
3. Let no one of you lacking knowledge be too shy to ask until he learns.
4. Do not let one who is asked something he lacks knowledge of refrain from saying, 'I do not know.'
5. Beware of having long term expectations (for this world), for it makes one forget his true purpose.
6. Death is always a silent companion.
7. Regret over misdeeds erases them, and pride over good deeds ruins them.
8. To panic during a calamity is itself a greater calamity.
9. Time wasted in youth should be made up in later years, if what you seek is a solicitous end.
10. Self satisfaction is a sure sign of lacking intellect. [Above quotes by Ali radi Allah anhu]