Never would an hour pass him except that he would give something away in charity, and if he did not have anything [to give away in charity], he would [then] pray two rak’ahs [of voluntary prayer].
From the greatest of catastrophes for a man is that he knows his own shortcomings, but is not concerned, nor does he grieve over them.
Whoever fears Allaah, [then] no-one will harm him; and whoever fears other than Allaah, [then] no-one will benefit him.
If that which Allaah gives you and that which He denies you [appear] equal to you, then you have attained the objective in the love of Allaah.
Indeed the heart which loves Allaah ‘Azza wa Jall, loves to become tired and exhausted for [the Sake of] Allaah; one will certainly never attain the love of Allaah whilst at rest and ease.