Abdullah b. Mas’oud (may Allah be pleased with him) said:

"For one of you to bite on a piece of flaming coal until its [heat is] extinguished; is better [for him] than to say for a matter Allah decreed: If only that had not occurred"!


[1] Musanaf ibn Abi Shaybah 13/301; Hilyat Al-Awliyaa 1/137

[2] Benefited from: https://www.facebook.com/khaled.alazhare/posts/659337570830821

قال عبدالله بن مسعود رضي الله عنه: لأن يَعضَّ أحدُكم على جمرةٍ حتى تُطفَأ؛ خيرٌ من أن يقول لأمرٍ قضاه الله: ليت هذا لم يكن) !ـ