I have in my house [something] I wrote 50 years [ago] and have not read it since I [first] wrote it. Certainly, I know which book it is in, [and] which page it is on [and] which line it is on
None of our companions were better at memorising hadeeth than him (Yahyaa ibn Yamaan); He would memorise 500 hadeeth in a single sitting.
I have not heard a man narrate hadeeth except that I know more about it than him; [however] I had forgotten some knowledge if a man was to memorise that he would be an ‘aalim.
It is befitting for a man to encourage his child in [seeking] knowledge, for certainly he is responsible for him
Whoever innovates or accommodates an innovator then upon him is the curse of Allaah, His Angels and the whole of mankind.
The jihaad with decisive proofs [from the Book and the Sunnah] and the tongue takes precedence over the jihaad with the sword and the spear.