Tire your feet, and do not tire your tongue.
From the mistakes which parents fall into when uttering wrong words in front of their children, is that they censure the children when they utter them [too]!
To meet people with a smile and a welcoming face is indeed from the characteristics of Prophethood, and [something which] is contrary to pride and arrogance, and [instead] a cause for friendship and love.
Keeping away from the hadeeth of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is the root of tribulation! [there was a time when] the student of knowledge would read the [collection of] six books of hadeeth, the Muwatta, and then progress to reading the masaaneed and more.
It was not the habit of the Salaf to the time of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and his rightly guided Khulafaa…