Kattani on Nafs: True strength is to properly manage one’s self

Mansur ibn Abdullah reported: Al-Kattani, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The truly weak man is he who is too weak to manage himself.”

Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 54/254

عن منصور بن عبد الله قال الكتاني رحمه الله العاجز من عجز عن سياسة نفسه

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