Ahmad Ibn Aasim Al-Antaakiy (rahimahullaah) said:

The most beneficial intellect is the one that makes you acknowledge the blessings Allaah;

aids you in being grateful and oppose (evil) desires.

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Seerah As-Salaf As-Saaliheen. 1/1073. chapter:

A mention of the At-baa At-Taabi’een. Maktabah Shaamilah]