Dirty clothing is more in need of soap than it is of a pleasant scent

Reference: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa – Volume 21, Page 365

One of them asked Abul-Faraj al-Jowzee:

Which of the two is best: [that] I glorify Allaah ( سبحان الله ), or [that] I seek forgiveness from Allaah ( أستغفر الله )?

[And] he said:

Dirty clothing is more in need of soap than it is of a pleasant scent.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

– from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee’ah in 2004.