There is nothing I have [ever] memorised and then [later] forgotten.
Talq ibn Habeeb would not go into rukoo’ once he started Soorah al-Baqarah until he reached (Soorah) al-‘Ankaboot.
The sign of repentance [is]: weeping at what has preceded, fear of falling into sin, leaving evil company and maintaining the company of the good.
al-Haafiz ‘Abdul-Ghanee was coming to visit me in Asfahaan, and he would only sleep a little at night, instead [choosing to] pray, read and weep.
I have never lied except on one occasion. My father said to me: ‘Have you read to the teacher?’ And I said: ‘Yes’, whereas I had not read to him.
I have never revised a hadeeth, and nor have I ever had any doubt in [the memorisation of] a hadeeth, except one hadeeth; and when I questioned my colleague about it, [I found] it was [exactly] as I had memorised [it].