Remind people gently

A scholar came to Haroon ar-Rasheed to admonish him and he did it in a harsh way.

Afterwards, Haroon was amazed and said: Surely, Allaah sent someone much more pious than you to warn a bigger sinner than me (i.e. Moosa to Pharaoh) and Allaah commanded him to be gentle!

● [Mukhtasar Tareekh Dimashq 8/115]