[And] there are some in our day and age [today] who are quite the opposite.
After [being blessed with] eemaan, the worshipper [of Allaah] has not been blessed with anything better than intellect.
The wise person knows that the most blessed of days is a day on which he increases in virtue and knowledge.
[There are] three [categories of people] in whom [should these habits] exist, then Allaah fills their heart with eemaan…
If it were not for the scholars transmitting the knowledge, and teaching the people – generation after generation, the people would have all perished.
Before [the advent of] electricity, he would go out every moonlit night to read. And in winter, he would go out and sit between two steel barrels for protection against the cold!