The Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.a.) said: I am the master of the first and the last. And you, O Ali, are the master of the creation after me. I am just like you and you are just like me.
Yanaabi al-Mawaddah p 133 Maqtal al-Husain v 1 p 39 Behaar al-Anwaar v 25 p 360 Ghaayah al-Maraam p 450 p 620 Al-Manaaqib p 31 Ehqaq al-Haqq v 6 p 111