Muslim Preachers and Teachers
"Trust in God is negation of trust in God," said Baba Tahir. That is to say that the one who truly trusts in God denies himself any attachment to it, in the sense that he has neither confidence in, nor attention to, his own trust.
-Baba Tahir, "Kalamat-i qisar"
From "The Wisdom of Sufism," compiled by Leonard Lewisohn, published by Oneworld Publications. Reprinted with permission of Oneworld Publications, Oxford, www.oneworld-publications.com.