‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbâs – Allah be pleased with them – was once asked, “Who do you think is better: a man who has few (good) deeds and few sins or a man who has many (good) deeds and many sins?” He replied, “There is nothing like being safe.”

Ibn Al-Mubârak, Al-Zuhd wa Al-Raqâ`iq Vol.1 p146, no.57.