Sahih Muslim - Special Attributes

He had a remarkable memory. Ishaq bin Rahwi said of Imam Muslim: "I wonder what this person is going to be?" This was said in his youth. Ishaq Kausar once addressed Imam Muslim and said: "Your presence in the muslim community will always keep it in the good." Abu Saimah who was a colleague of Imam Muslim and was so attached to him that while Imam Sahib was busy compiling the Sahih Muslim, he remained in Imam Sahib's company for fifteen years. He never told a lie nor did he ever use vulgar words.