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Humbleness

March 12, 2008

To be humble is to accept the truth and submit to it even if you heard it from a child or someone who is uneducated or ignorant.


[Fudayl ibn Iyyad]

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Words on the deathbed

March 12, 2008

When on his deathbed, Fudayl fainted, and when he regained consciousness, he opened his eyes and said:  “How far my journey is! Yet how little do I have in terms of provisions (i.e. good deeds)!”