Abu Hurayra reported that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said,
"A man follows the religion of his close friend, so each of you should be very careful about whom he takes as a close friend."
[Abu Dawud and at-Tirmidhi]
"My Lord! Increase me in knowledge."
"Whoever travels a path seeking knowledge, Allah eases for them a path to Paradise." Abu Dawud