So the presence of books among us and the proliferation of books and the variety of books – [then all of] this is undoubtedly good, but it is not enough…
Prohibition of cursing the scholars
So if the Prophet ﷺ forbade cursing the rooster because it awakens [us] for the [morning] prayer…
Important Advice to the Students of Knowledge
My advice to the students of knowledge everywhere is to stand [firm] in a single line behind the[ir] Muslim leaders with respect to the precautionary measures [they have introduced] to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic.
The people would have all perished
If it were not for the scholars transmitting the knowledge, and teaching the people – generation after generation, the people would have all perished.
Knowledge is attained by…
Knowledge is [attained] by way of [chains of] transmission, not by intellect.
Advice regarding roommate who missed Fajr prayer
We are a group of youth who live together, and we came to an agreement that whoever amongst us misses the Fajr prayer, then he must give each of those who prayed in congregation ten riyals?
Spending on the People of Knowledge
Ahmad ibn Mahdee was someone who [despite having] experienced [financial] loss and [an increase in] wealth, he spent 300,000 dirhams on the people of knowledge.
The errors of others
Many students of today busy themselves with the errors of others instead of their own.
He was always praying
Never did we visit Abu ash-Shaykh [al-Asbahaanee], except that he was in prayer.
Consideration for others
Once we were in the room in al-Masjid al-Haraam in which the Shaykh used to respond to the questions of the people; the room became packed due to a group who had come from the Soviet Union.