Al-Kāfi - Volume 8 > Hadith
Hadith #284

وَ عَنْهُ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ (عليه السلام) قَالَ لَمْ تَزَلْ دَوْلَةُ الْبَاطِلِ طَوِيلَةً وَ دَوْلَةُ الْحَقِّ قَصِيرَةً.

284. And from him, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad, from Ibn Mahboub, from Abdullah Bin Sinan, who has said: Abu Abdullah (asws) has said; ‘The government of the falsehood does not decline for a long time, and the government of the truth lasts for a short while’.