Ibn Abbas on Presence: Two modest prayers with presence are best

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Two moderate cycles of prayer (raka’āt) in contemplation are better than praying the night with a neglectful heart.”

Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 288

عن ابن مبارك عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ رضي الله عنه قَالَ رَكْعَتَانِ مُقْتَصِدَتَانِ فِي تَفَكُّرٍ خَيْرٌ مِنْ قِيَامِ لَيْلَةٍ وَالْقَلْبُ سَاهٍ

288 الزهد والرقائق لابن المبارك باب الاعتبار والتفكر