Hadith on Fame: Allah loves the righteous, independent, not famous

Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah loves a servant who is righteous, independent, and obscure.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2965

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عن سعد بن أبي وقاص قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ الْعَبْدَ التَّقِيَّ الْغَنِيَّ الْخَفِيَّ

2965 صحيح مسلم كتاب الزهد والرقائق