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Our Salaf: Sufyaan Ath-Thawree Weeps

Ataa Al-Khaffaaf (rahimahullaah) said:

I never met Sufyaan Ath-Thawree (rahimahullaah) except that he was weeping; so I would say to him: What is it with you? He would say: ”I fear that I have been written as a wretched one in the preserved tablet.”

[Source: Seerah As-Salaf As-Saaliheen of Imaam Ismaa’eel Ibn Muhammad Al-Asbahaanee]