Abu Dharr on Dua: Supplication needs good deeds like food needs salt

Bakr al-Muzanni reported: Abu Dharr, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Supplication is in need of enough righteousness as food is in need of enough salt.”

Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 29272

عَنْ بَكْر بْن عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْمُزَنِيُّ قَالَ أَبُو ذَرٍّ رضي الله عنه يَكْفِي مِنَ الدُّعَاءِ مَعَ الْبِرِّ مَا يَكْفِي الطَّعَامَ مِنَ الْمِلْحِ

29272 المصنف لابن أبي شيبة