INCREASE IN THE NUMBER
OF YOUR BROTHERS
Mahdi bin Sābiq recited the following poetry:
"Increase in the number of your brothers, as they are pillars if you need help and are a purification.
One thousand close friends are not a lot for a companion, and yet, one single enemy is too much."
Book: Selections from the Garden of the Wise and the Meadow of the Virtuous
By Abū Hātim Ibn Hibbān
Translated by Ihsan Gonsalves
Authentic Statements Publications
P. 53, 54