Mujahid on Whims: Guidance to Islam, protection from lowly desires

Al-A’mash reported: Mujahid, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I do not know which of my two blessings are greater: that I was guided to Islam or that I was protected from whims.”

Source: Sunan al-Dārimī 312

عَنْ الْأَعْمَشِ عَنْ مُجَاهِدٍ رحمه الله قَالَ مَا أَدْرِي أَيُّ النِّعْمَتَيْنِ عَلَيَّ أَعْظَمُ أَنْ هَدَانِي لِلْإِسْلَامِ أَوْ عَافَانِي مِنْ هَذِهِ الْأَهْوَاءِ

312 سنن الدارمي باب اجتناب أهل الأهواء