April 3, 2018 § Leave a comment
A man came and abused al-Ahnaf ibn Qais but he remained silent. Then he reviled him again persistently but al-Ahnaf still stayed quiet. So the man then said, “O what regret! Nothing stops him from answering me back except how worthless I am in his eyes.”
Al-Mujaalasah wa Jawaahirul-Ilm, vol. 8, p. 28.