37. There are Three Signs for One Who is Wasteful

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3-45 حدثنا أحمد بن محمد بن يحيى العطار رضي الله عنه، عن أبيه، عن محمد بن أحمد عن محمد بن الحسين، عن محمد بن خالد، عن إبراهيم بن محمد الاشعري، عن أبي اسحاق يرفعه إلى علي بن الحسين عليهما السلام قال: قال أمير المؤمنين عليه السلام: للمسرف ثلاث علامات يأكل ما ليس له، ويلبس ما ليس له، ويشتري ما ليس له


3-45 Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Yahya al-Attar - may God be pleased with him - narrated that his father quoted Muhammad ibn Ahmad, on the authority of Muhammad ibn al-Hussein, on the authority of Muhammad ibn Khalid, on the authority of Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Ash’ari, on the authority of Abi Ishaq who linked it up to Ali ibn al-Hussein (MGB) , “There are three signs for one who is wasteful: What he eats, he doesn’t deserve to eat; what he wears, he doesn’t deserve to wear, and what he buys, he doesn’t deserve to buy.”