It is reported from Ḥammād b. Zayd that he said,I never saw a man who used to smile more at people than ʾAyyūb.
Al-Dhahabī, Siyar ʾAʿlām Al-Nubalāʾ 5:17
It is reported from Ḥammād b. Zayd that ʾAyyūb [Al-Sakhtiyānī] was once in a gathering when he was effected (moved to tears) by an exhortation, so he began wiping his nose saying,How severe a cold can be!
Op. cit. 5:20
It is also reported from Ḥammād that ʾAyyūb was once overcome with weeping, so he said,A shaykh, when he gets very old, dribbles.
Op. cit. 5:22