Fudayl on Hikmah: Many scholars but few who have wisdom

Abu Nu’aym reported: A man said to Al-Fudayl, may Allah have mercy on him, “The scholars are many.” Al-Fudayl said, “But those with wisdom are few.”

Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā’ 8/92

عن أبي نعيم قَالَ رَجُلٌ للفضيل رحمه الله  الْعُلَمَاءُ كَثِيرٌ فَقَالَ الفضيل الْحُكَمَاءُ قَلِيل

8/92 حلية الأولياء لأبي نعيم