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1) Abu Huraira reported the Messenger of Allah (Sall Allah-o-alaihe wa sallam) said; Cursed be the slave of dinar; cursed be the slave of dirham.

2) Abu Huraira (Allah be pleased with him) reported the Holy Prophet (Sall Allah-o-alaihe wa sallam) as saying: A time will come upon people, when they will care least of the means through which they earn (their livelihood). May be through halal or through haram means.

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3) Abu Huraira reported from the Messenger of Allah (Sall Allah-o-alaihe wa sallam) as having said this: The heart of an old person feels young (aspires) for the love of two things: Love for long life and wealth.

Anas reported Allah’s Messenger (Sall Allah-o-alaihe wa sallam) as saying: If the son of Adam were to possess two valleys of riches, he would long for the third one. And the stomach of the son of Adam is not filled but with dust (of grave). And Allah returns to him  (with favour), who repents.


Source: Economic Teachings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): A Select Anthology of Hadith Literature on Economics, Muhammad Akram Khan. Republished with permission.