So some of his students said: ‘it appears the teacher is a Wahhaabee!
If the affairs of the leader are upright for you, then increase in praising Allaah and being grateful to Him [for this blessing].
I heard my father extol praise upon Ahmad ibn Abil-Hawaaree, and magnify his mention.
Nothing closes the door to Allaah like the pursuit of praise and status.
Praiseworthy characteristics are from beautiful actions, and good speech is [from] the characteristics of the people of faith.
Beware of being deluded and self-amazed by the people’s praise of you for that which you are not…
Don’t rejoice at people’s praise for you, rather ask Allaah if indeed this is true that He increases you from His Bounty…
There are three signs of a hypocrite: He is lazy when alone, and becomes active when others are around him, and keenly carries out tasks when praised.
On the Day of Reckoning, the glorification (تسبيح) and praise (حمد) of Allaah in the account of the believer is better [for him] than to be accompanied by a mountain of gold.
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.