Who is this statement attributed to?
كل خلة يرجى تركها يوما ما، إلا صاحب الكذب
Imam Abu Bakr Ibn Abid Dunya (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration as the statement of Yunus ibn ‘Ubayd (rahimahullah), a Tabi’i.
(Dhammul Kadhib, Hadith: 64)
It is hoped that a person will someday abandon all [evil] habits except for a liar. [For this habit is difficult to abandon]
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar