The heart and the tongue

As long as the tongue is occupied in dhikr, it will be safe from unbecoming speech and lies, because it never keeps quiet.  Alike it is with the heart,  if it is not occupied in love of Allah then it will love a creature.—Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyah

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