al-Arqam ibn Abil-Arqam made preparations to travel to Bayt al-Maqdis (al-Masjid al-Aqsaa, Jerusalem)…
I asked al-Hasan al-Basree about something, and said [to him]: The jurists are saying such-and-such.
In this world, Abu Daawood was created for [the knowledge of] hadeeth, and [as] for the Hereafter, [he was created] for Paradise.
The chain of narration is the weapon of the believer, so if he does not have a weapon, with what will he then fight?
I have not seen anyone resemble the companions of Muhammad (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) more than al-Hasan al-Basree.