When we had learnt ten aayahs [of the Qur.aan] from the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), we would not move on to the next ten [aayahs] which were revealed after them, until we had learnt what they contained of knowledge.
How can I isolate myself when I am with the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and his Companions?!
There is nothing more of an exhortation [to good] than the grave, and nothing more of a companion than a book, and nothing more safer than unity.
‘Abdullaah ibn al-Mubaarak was gratefully rich, [and] his wealth amounted to about 400,000 [deenars].
The fuqahaa of Madeenah [were]: Sa’eed ibn al-Musayyib, ‘Abdul-Malik [ibn Marwaan], ‘Urwah [ibn Udhaynah], and Qubaysah ibn Dhu’ayb.