'Abdullah ibn Mas'ud, may Allah be pleased with him (d. 32H)
"Be content with what you have,
"Be satisfied with your dwelling place to accommodate your enterprise,
"Restrain your tongue,
"And shed tears of regret regarding past sins you committed knowingly, and those you do not ...
As-salamu `alaykum wa rahmatullah
Al-Kirizi (a poet) once said:
‘And do not walk upon the earth except in humbleness,
For how many people underneath it are more exalted than you!
If you are in glory, goodness and strength,
Then how many have died that were more stronger than you.’