Ibn Hazm (May Allah shower him with Mercy) said:

And there is no one with a more fragile religion than he who authenticates a narration when it matches his desires, and weakens it when it opposes his desires. The only thing the performer of this holds on to from the Religion is from deception.

Reference:

[1] Al-Muhala 6/72

[2] Benefitted from Br. Abu Laila Al-Baqellany: https://www.facebook.com/ALBaQeLLany/posts/620390451388791

قال ابن حزم: ولا أرق دينا ممن يوثق رواية إذا وافقت هواه ويوهنها إذا خالفت هواه فما يتمسك فاعل هذا من الدين إلا بالتلاعب

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