Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Wise or True Statement

Zubaid ibn Al-Ḥārith Al-Yāmī,¹ may Allāh have mercy on him, said:

I heard a [single] statement, and Allāh then caused it to be of benefit to me for 30 years.

¹from the generation of Muslims who succeeded the Companions (tr.)

Siyar Aʿlām Al-Nubalāʾ, vol. 5, p. 297.