The disease and the doctor of this Ummah
Sufyān Al-Thawrī said, “Wealth is the disease of this Ummah, and the scholar is the doctor of this Ummah".
[سير أعلام النبلاء ٨/٢٤٣]
Hasan al-Basri (d.110 A.H.) said:
‘Statements cannot be correct except with actions; Statements and actions cannot be correct except with an intention; and statements, actions and an intention cannot be correct except according to the Sunnah.’
[From ‘Sharh Usool I’tiqaad Ahl-us-Sunnah’ al –Laalkaee 2/57]