Shaykhul-Islām Ibn Al-Qayyim رحمه الله stated:

“The strangeness of Islām has intensified, the Scholars are few (in number) and the foolish have overwhelmed (the masses).

Zād Al-Ma’ād 3/433

قَالَ شيخ الإسلام ابْنُ القَيِّم رَحِمَهُ الله تَعَالَى:

«إِشْتَدَّتْ غُرْبَة الإسْلَام وَقَلَّ الْعُلَمَاء وَغَلَبَ السُفَهَاء» .

|زَاد المَعَاد ٤٣٣/٣|.