We are all sinful, and we wash our hearts [of them] with the ‘soap’ of repentance.
So those who have [sound] knowledge of the religion of Allaah do not pay any attention to fitnah – even if the people created a drama [over it].
[As an ummah], we are in a time of great trials and tribulations, and nothing can save us from these trials and tribulations except Allaah Subhaanahu wa Ta’aala, and thereafter beneficial knowledge.
Indeed, the people who err the most, are those who engage the most in mentioning the mistakes of others.
[The need for the] safeguarding of [one’s] eyes is much greater than [the need for the] safeguarding of [one’s] tongue.
It is not from [the etiquettes of] giving advice to spread the faults and shortcomings of the leaders, since that fills the hearts with anger and hate towards the [established and recognised] leaders.