Today’s Beautiful Hadith is about Pride
Narrated Abu Hurayrah: A man who was beautiful came to the Prophet (peace be upon him). He said: Messenger of Allah, I am a man who likes beauty, and I have been given some of it, as you see. And I do not like that anyone excels me (in respect of beauty). Perhaps he said: “even to the extent of thong of my sandal (shirak na’li)”, or he he said: “to the extent of strap of my sandal (shis’i na’li)”. Is it pride? He replied: No, pride is disdaining what is true and despising people.
Sunan Abi Dawud, Book 34, Hadith 73
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