There are five obstacles to attaining God-consciousness (taqwa), and only the one who overcomes these will attain it; choosing hardship over ease, exertion over rest, lowliness over pride, silence over idle talk, and death over life.
Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalani
Quote from Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani's book, Preparing for the day of Judgement. A quote about how to attain Taqwa. There are five things to do.