From the greatest of causes for the uprightness of the heart and its protection [from harm] is the plentiful reading of the qur.aan.
[There are] three [categories of people] in whom [should these habits] exist, then Allaah fills their heart with eemaan…
If they entered Makkah, they would like to not leave until they had completed reading the Qur.aan [in full] there.
And I regret having spent most of my time in other than the meanings of the [aayaat of the] Qur.aan.
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.