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There is no goodness in people who don’t give advice and don’t like to be advised

Question

Who is this statement attributed to and please mention the reference.

“There is no goodness in people who don’t give advice and there is no goodness in people who don’t like to be advised”

 

Answer

Imam Harith Al Muhasibi (rahimahullah) has cited this as the words of Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Risalatul Mustarshidin, pg. 120)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar