Shaykh Muqbil Ibn Hādī Al-Wādi’ī [رحمه الله] said:

❝The People of the Sunnah consider the call to Allaah – and they consider beneficial knowledge – to be higher than [seeking] positions of power.❞

[Al-Musāra’ah, (Page: 539) | Translated By Mikail Ibn Mahboob Ariff]