Pearls of Wisdom The Salaf - Pious Predecessors

Our Salaf: al-Hasan al-Basri

It was said to Al-Hasan Al-Basri (rahimahullaah): Indeed, such and such person does not admonish anyone and he says, “I am afraid of saying something that I do not do.” Al-Hasan said: ”So when will he do what he says? Shaytaan desires to overcome this person, so that he neither enjoin good upon anyone nor forbid anyone from evil.”


[Tafseer At-Tabari. 1/367]