Hasan on ‘Aql: Loving kindness is half of sound reason

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Loving kindness towards people is half of reason.”

Source: Mudārāt al-Nās 44

عن ابن أبي الدنيا عَنِ الْحَسَنِ رحمه الله قَالَ التَّوَدُّدُ إِلَى النَّاسِ نِصْفُ الْعَقْلِ

44 مداراة الناس لابن أبي الدنيا