Scholars are to the earth as stars are to the sky: When they appear people find guidance through them, and when they become hidden people are put in confusion.
—Abu Muslim al-Khawlanee
(Read on pg 44, Salaahud-Deen ibn ‘Alee ibn ‘Abdul-Mawjood, Imam Sa’eed bin Al-Musayyab (Biography). Darussalam Publishers. Riyadh:2006.)