Abu Moosaa al-Ash’aree was eating chicken for lunch, and amongst the people was a man who was sitting, so Abu Moosaa called him over [to join him] for lunch…
The chain of narration is the weapon of the believer, so if he does not have a weapon, with what will he then fight?
Do not look at the [text of the] hadeeth, rather look at the isnaad; If it is authentic [then look at the text of the hadeeth], otherwise do not. So do not be lured by [the text of] a hadeeth if it’s isnaad is not authentic.
I narrated 50,000 hadeeth from memory until my books arrived.