Indeed, the people of the Fire [of Hell] shall be weeping in the Fire [of Hell, so much so] that if ships were set to sail upon their tears, they would sail.
Likewise sins which are treated as being minor and for which the person is taken to account will destroy him.
I am amazed at the people who take care of themselves by eating food out of fear of dying, yet do not protect themselves from sins out of fear of the Fire.
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.
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.