“Make your association (with worldly people) a profit not a loss. Be like the man traveling along, whom another invites to stop: seek to take him along with you. When he comes along, lead him but be not led by him. And if he refuses, and you have no hope that he will journey, then do not let him detain you. Rather, hasten on, pay him no heed. Do not turn in his direction, for he is a highway robber regardless.”

– Ibn al Qayyim al Jawziyyah (rahimahullah)

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