Sa’d on Wealth: Never enriched by wealth if not content with Allah

Ibn Qutaybah reported: Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas, may Allah be pleased with him, said to his son Umar, “O my son, when you seek richness, seek it in contentment. For if you are not content, wealth will never enrich you.”

Source: ‘Uyūn al-Akhbār 3/207

عن ابن قتيبة قال سعد بن أبي وقّاص رضي الله عنه لابنه عمر يا بنيّ إذا طلبت الغنى فاطلبه بالقناعة فإن لم تكن لك قناعة فليس يغنيك مال

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