Indeed, you are not able to please all of the people, so rectify that which is between you and Allaah, and thereafter do not be concerned about [pleasing] the people.
[The need for the] safeguarding of [one’s] eyes is much greater than [the need for the] safeguarding of [one’s] tongue.
A man is not [considered to be] from amongst the muttaqoon [الْمُتّقُوْن] until he takes himself to account [to a degree] more than taking his partner to account…
And those of sound intellect should ponder at the [current] state of the world and reflect [on this].
The remembrance of Allaah with the tongue is good, and [what is] better than that is the worshiper remembering Allaah at the time of committing a sin, and then refraining from it.