Ibn Sireen [may Allāh have mercy on him] heard a man telling another man:

“I did such and such favours for you. I did this, and I did that!”

Ibn Sireen [may Allāh have mercy on him] said to him:

“Be quiet! There is no good in being kind to others if you keep recounting it.”

Tafseer al-Qurtubi 3/312 | Imām al-Qurtubi [may Allāh have mercy on him]

Translation: Authentic Quotes