Who is this statement attributed to?
خصلتان إذا صلحتا من العبد صلح ما سواهما من أمره: صلاته ولسانه
Imam Abu Nu’aym (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of the Tabi’i, Yunus ibn ‘Ubayd (rahimahullah).
(Hilyatul Awliya, vol. 3 pg. 20)
If two qualities of a person are in order, the rest of his affairs/deeds will also be in order; Salah and his tongue [i.e. He safeguards his tongue]
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar