It is reported that Muhammad Al-Bâqir – Allâh have mercy on him – said, “Never does any pride enter the heart of a man except that his intelligence decreases by the same amount.”
Al-Dhahabî, Siyar A’lâm Al-Nubalâ`, in his biography of Muhammad Al-Bâqir.
Muhammad b. ‘Alî b. Husayn b. ‘Alî b. Abî Tâlib, known as Al-Bâqir, was the great-great grandson of the Prophet – Allâh’s peace and blessings be upon him.