I was unable to listen to the recitation of ath-Thowree due to his relentless weeping.
My health has forsaken me, and I have become weak, and my bones are bruised, [yet] today I [still] stand for prayer, but am only able to recite [soorahs] al-Baqarah and Aal-‘Imraan.
It was narrated about ‘Urwah ibn Zubayr that he would read a quarter (just over seven ajzaa) of the Qur.aan every day.
One of the teachers at the Jam’iyyah Tahfeeth al-Qur.aan al-Kareem in Madeenah recited from the beginning of Soorah al-Baqarah to the end of Soorah al-‘Israa.
It was said to the sister of Maalik ibn Deenaar: How would Maalik preoccupy himself at home? She replied: The Qur.aan and [its] recitation.