Abu al-Darda’a radiallahu ‘anhu said:

Three things made me laugh & three things made me cry:

The three who made me laugh are:

1. A person who has long high hopes In this Life while death is looking for him

2. A person who is Unthinking while he is being watched and observed by Allah

3. A person who Laughs while he does not know whether Allah is pleased with him or not

The three that made me cry are :

1. The hardship and the scary scene of the Day of Judgment!!!

2. The inability to make any more good deeds after death

3. My standing before Allah while not knowing whether I am going to heaven or to Hellfire!!!

[Siyar al-A’lam wa Al-Nubala 3/134]

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