If it were not that I was amongst them (this group of righteous men), I would have said [in shaa.-Allaah] they have been forgiven [by Allaah].
O Allaah, if you forgive me, then you are qualified to do so, and if you punish me, then I am qualified to be so.
He would teach the people and have them read the Qur.aan to him. And when they would finish, he would [turn to] occupy himself in prayer.
Abu Haneefah used to be called a stake [of wood], because of the abundance of his [standing in] prayer.
Beware of the supplications of the oppressed, for they ascend to Allaah as if they are sparks of fire.