‘Woe be to you! I did not look at anything other than my two thumbs from the moment I left [home], until I returned back [home] to you.’
So he who knows himself to be upon evil, then it is befitting for his fear and apprehension to predominate his hope and anticipation.
Whoever asks a question whilst he knows [the answer], then that is [considered to be] bordering on showing off.
We find some of the Salafis harsh in their speech and in their da’wah and with their families…
The wise man does not argue or seek to overcome with stratagem rather he propagates his wisdom. If it is accepted he praises Allaah and if it is rejected he praises Allaah.
If backbiting of the layman ranks amongst the major sins, then backbiting of the scholar is much greater.