By Allaah, we would never lie, and nor did we know what lying was.
By Allaah, were the hearts sound (pure), they would be saddened at missing out [from goodness to be attained]. How many are the hours which pass by us, and we are prevented from benefitting from them?
Do not be misled by the actions of the people, because the actions of the people could be based upon [their] ignorance.
And [so], I remained like that until this day, and despite that, I was tormented as a result of these [people], and falsely accused of being one of them.
That is because if there was any good in it, then they would have preceded us in it, since they did not leave any good practice except that they hastened to it.