As for the Shaykh’s car, then it was as if it were a camel carrying the brothers, because the Shaykh used to take them from one place to another in it.
He persevered in extreme poverty during his upbringing, and [likewise] he persevered upon [the path of] seeking knowledge…
The Shaykh attached much importance to maintaining brotherhood, by visiting his [Muslim] brothers, especially those who were ill.
Once, the Shaykh ascended the [library] steps at al-Maktabah az-Zaahiriyyah (Damascus) to get a manuscript.
May Allaah have mercy upon whoever indicates to me a mistake or defect of mine; for certainly, from that which is easy for me – by the Permission of Allaah – is to retract my mistakes once the error has been pointed out to me.