Ali on Knowledge: Narrate to people only what they can understand

Abu al-Tufayl reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Narrate to people only according to their level of knowledge. Would you like for Allah and his messenger to be denied?”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 127

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ أَبِي الطُّفَيْلِ قال أمير المؤمنين علي رضي الله عنه حَدِّثُوا النَّاسَ بِمَا يَعْرِفُونَ أَتُحِبُّونَ أَنْ يُكَذَّبَ اللَّهُ وَرَسُولُهُ

127 صحيح البخاري كتاب العلم باب من خص بالعلم قوما دون قوم كراهية أن لا يفهموا