…Even If It Were to Harm You

Imām Ibn Taimiyyah, may Allāh have mercy on him, said:

Most of creation want to get the things they are in need of through you, even if that were to be of harm to you; indeed, a person in need is blind—he is not aware of [anything] other than its being fulfilled.

Majmūʿ Al-Fatāwá, vol. 1, p. 31.