Hadeeth Thirty Nine: Being
Cautious to Avoid Animosity and Dissention
From Jaabir ibn ‘Abdullaah (radiyallaahu ‘anhu) who
said that Allaah’s Messenger () said:
Indeed Satan has despaired that those who
pray should worship (him) in the Arabian peninsular, however (he seeks) to provoke animosity between them.
So perhaps a word which one who does not realise allows to escape from his tongue and it falls upon one of the servants of Allaah, or a mistake he makes,
perhaps this will cause a great fire to blaze in the hearts of the brothers, so that it destroys brotherhood and removes the love between them.
This is the most that Satan desires and it causes him to become joyful and happy. So what we have
indicated certainly occurs and is bound to occur and it leads to widespread evil and great danger, so since this is the case, then what is:
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 Muslim (Eng. Trans. 4/1471/no.6752).