One should love people and use things. But when people start loving things and use other people to serve their interests, relationships go awry.
Learn to compromise when you need to. Life lies in making adjustments. Only those who are alive know how to bend, the dead are anyway stiff and cannot be bent.
The most difficult task in life is to reform oneself, and the easiest task is to criticize others.
When you get pleasure in hearing or remembering about God, it is a sign that God loves you and you love Him. Begin your day with charity (sadaqa), no prayer said during the day will be rejected.