Al-Imaam Ibn Baaz (may Allah have mercy upon) stated:
As for many of the people, then (you’ll find that) he’s with the truth when it agrees with the desires and the opposite it when (the truth) opposes the desires. Therefore, in reality he is one who only followed his desires.
Shaykh ‘Abdullāh Ibn ‘Abdur-Rahman Aba Batīn, may Allāh have mercy upon him, said:
And a person, if the truth becomes clear to him, should not be discouraged by the fewness of those who agree with him in that, and the great number of those who oppose him — especially in these latter times.
And as for the statement of the ignoramus: ‘If this is indeed true, then it would not have been hidden from so and so!’ This is the very claim of the disbelievers, as in their statement:
لو كان خيرا ما سبقونا إليه
“If it had truly been good, they would not have preceded us to it!” (al-Ahqāf: 11) Continue reading
Shaykh Sulaymaan ar-Ruhaylee (may Allah preserve him) stated:
I truly say that every (Imaam) from our Imaams, whether from our Imaams of the past or our Imaams of the latter times, (then not one of them) restricted the truth to his statement(s). Likewise, I don’t know of an Imaam from the Imaams of the Muslims whose statement(s) are void of the truth (in totality). This is the just (stance regarding this matter). Continue reading