The wise person knows that the most blessed of days is a day on which he increases in virtue and knowledge.
[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.
If it were not for the scholars transmitting the knowledge, and teaching the people – generation after generation, the people would have all perished.
And this summary compilation is the most beloved of the books to Shaykh al-Albaanee – as mentioned in the book “علماء و مفكرون عرفتهم”.
The first thing with which the student [of knowledge] begins with [is] memorisation of the Qur.aan. Then he memorises a short text from every subject, starting with the most important.
And to convey his Sunnah to the ummah is better than to shoot an arrow at the throat of the enemy, because there is no shortage among the people who can do that.