Speak the truth even if it is bitter

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وَ فِي خَبَرٍ آخَرَ عَنْ اَبِي ذَرٍّ قَالَ لَهُ النَّبِيُّ ص قُلِ‏ الْحَقَ‏ وَ اِنْ‏ كَانَ‏ مُرًّا.

The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his holy progeny) said to Abuzar al-Ghaffaari (a.r.),

“Speak the truth even if it is bitter.”


1.    Maani al-Akhbaar, p. 335, H. 1

2.    Amaali, p. 541, H. 1163

3.    Wasaael al-Shiah, vol. 15, p. 290, H. 20541

4.    Al-Burhan fee Tafseer al-Quran, vol. 5, p. 640, H. 11554

5.    Behaar al-Anwaar, vol. 67, p. 107

6.    Fragrance of Mastership H. 9

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