Advice Given to Diyaa Al-Maqdisi [rahimahullaah]
About Recitation of The Qur’aan Before He Travelled to Seek Knowledge
Al-Hasan al-Basri [rahimahullaah] said: I have not seen an oppressor who oppresses himself similar to an envious person! He [or she] is always frustrated; permanently sad and upon a distress that never comes to an end.
Ameerul Mu'mineen Ali Ibn Abee Taalib [radiyallaahu-anhu] said:
''A calamity does not descend except due to sin and a calamity is not removed except due to repentance.''
[Al-Jawaab Al-Kaafi’ by Imaam Ibnul Qayyim. Page 49]
In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy
Those [i.e. the affairs mentioned in posts 1-8] are the means to safety for the Ummah.  To listen to the Muslim rulers and being obedient to them in that which is good.  Follow the
Nawfil Ibn Maymoon [rahimahullaah] said: Saeed Ibn Sulaymaan [rahimahullaah] came to Abdullaah Ibn Muhammad Ibn Imraan [rahimahullaah] as a witness [for someone], but Ibn Imraan rejected his witness. And when Saeed was appointed to give verdicts, Abdullaah