Shafi’i on Malice: Forgiveness relieved my soul of anxiety

Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, wrote in his poetry, “When I forgave and stopped holding malice against anyone, I relieved my soul of the worries of enmity.”

Source: Dīwān al-Shāfiʻī 31

قال الشافعي رحمه الله في شعره لَمَّا عَفَوْتُ وَلَمْ أحْقِدْ عَلَى أحَدٍ أرحتُ نفسي من همَّ العداواتِ

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