Sufyan on Sabr: Three traits are part of patience

Yusuf ibn Absat reported: Sufyan a-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Three qualities are part of patience: not speaking about your sins, nor your pain, nor the purity of your heart.”

Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā’ 9397

عن يوسف بن أسباط قَالَ قَالَ سُفْيَان الثَّوْرِيّ رحمه الله ثَلاثَةٌ مِنَ الصَّبْرِ لا تُحَدِّثْ بِمَعْصِيَتِكَ وَلا بِوَجَعِكَ وَلا تُزَكِّ نَفْسَكَ

9397 حلية الأولياء لأبي نعيم سفيان الثوري