Ibrahim on Peace: If kings knew our inner-peace, they would fight us for it

Ibn Asakir reported: Ibrahim ibn Adham, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If the kings and their sons knew what we experience of spiritual pleasure and happiness, they would fight us for it with their swords.”

Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 4475

عن ابن عساكر قال إِبْرَاهِيم بن أدهم رحمه الله لَوْ عَلِمَ الْمُلُوكُ وَأَبْنَاءُ الْمُلُوكِ مَا نَحْنُ فِيهِ مِنَ النَّعِيمِ وَالسُّرُورِ لَجَالَدُونَا بِالسُّيُوفِ

4475 تاريخ دمشق لابن عساكر