A Short Hadeeth to Memorize:

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم:

َلاَ تُكْثِرِ الضَّحِكَ فَإِنَّ كَثْرَةَ الضَّحِكِ تُمِيتُ الْقَلْبَ

رواه الترمذي.

On the authority of Abu Hurairah, may Allah be pleased with him, said:

“Do not laugh too much, for indeed increased laughter kills the heart.”

[Reported by At-Tirmidhee and others]

The aforementioned hadeeth was declared to be authentic by Shaykh Albany in his Sahih Jaami #7435 and likewise by Ash-Shaykh Muqbil, as found below:


May Allah have mercy upon them both.

A Basic Translation of the Hadeeth:

“Don’t laugh too much. Laughing too much kills your heart.”

Mentioned by

AbdulFattaah Bin Uthman
Abu Fajr