Umar II on Humility: Best Muslims are humble with Allah

Al-Ghazali reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The best people are those who are humble before Allah.”

Source: Iḥyā’ Ulūm al-Dīn 3/355

عن الغزالي أَنَّ عُمَرَ بْنَ عَبْدِ الْعَزِيزِ رحمه الله قال خَيْرُ النَّاسِ مَنْ كَانَ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ مُتَوَاضِعًا

3/355 إحياء علوم الدين