Abu Hurairah on Qulub: Heart is king, body is the soldier

Abu Salih reported: Abu Huraira, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The heart is king and its soldiers are the limbs. If the king is set right, his soldiers will be set right. If the king is corrupted, his soldiers will be corrupted.”

Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 108

عَنْ أَبِي صَالِحٍ عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ الْقَلْبُ مَلَكٌ وَلَهُ جُنُودٌ فَإِذَا صَلُحَ الْمَلِكُ صَلُحَتْ جُنُودُهُ وَإِذَا فَسَدَ الْمَلِكُ فَسَدَتْ جُنُودُهُ

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