Extending prayers and salutations upon the Prophet is the best of [all] acts of worship, because Allaah (Ta’aala) Himself has done so and [so too have] His angels…
I accompanied [‘Abdullaah] Ibn ‘Own for 24 years, and [during that time] I am not aware the angels recorded any sin against him.
How can one be in the morning when his Lord demands he fulfill [his] religious obligations, and…
Abu ad-Dardaa had 360 companions [with each of whom he had established a very dear and close friendship] for the Sake of Allaah; and he would supplicate to Allaah for [each and every one of] them in his salaah.
If we changed the [famous] saying ‘the walls have ears’ to ‘the angels write [everything]’, we would certainly produce a generation which only fears Allaah, and is conscious of Allaah in their speech and actions.
I accompanied Muhammad ibn Aslam for more than 20 years, and never once saw him praying a voluntary prayer except on the day of Jumu’ah; [I understood why, when] I once heard him saying: ‘If I was able to pray a voluntary prayer such that my two angels could not see me, I would have done so – out of fear of showing off’.
Whoever innovates or accommodates an innovator then upon him is the curse of Allaah, His Angels and the whole of mankind.