Hunger cleanses the mind and kills the desires, and it is a cause for attaining deeper knowledge.
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.
I have not seen a man commanding so much respect in his gathering, and nor more beautiful in manners and gentleness than Abu Haneefah.
I heard them [speaking] at Marwu saying: ‘ath-Thowree has arrived.’ So I went out to see him, and was beholden [to find] he was a youth, and his beard had just started to grow.
Suhnoon was asked whether it is possible for a scholar to say ‘I do not know’ in response to a matter he knows about?