Behind The Scenes - 13 - Flaws of the Tongue
Ibn Al-Qayyim states that the relationship between the tongue and a person’s character, is like the relationship of a spoon to a plate of food. If the spoonful tastes bad, then that’s an indication that the plate is bad. And if the spoonful is good, then that’s an indication that the plate is good. Consider what we say as the most important part of our deeds.