Everyone’s statement will be accepted or rejected except…

قَالَ الإِمَامُ مَالِك

Imam Maalik (Allah bestow mercy upon him) said:

كُلُّ كَلَامٍ فِيْهِ مَقْبُوْلٌ وَ مَرْدُوْدٌ إِلّا كَلَامُ صَاحِبِ هَذا القَبْرِ

Every statement will either be accepted (when it is in agreement with the Quran and Sunnah on the understanding of the Salaf) or rejected (when it opposes that) except for the speech of the inhabitant of this grave (of the Prophet Muhammad – sallallahu alayhe wa sallam – since he was protected by Allah from making mistakes in the religion, his speech is never rejected)

من سيار علام النبلاء ٨/٩٣

From Siyaar ‘Alaam an-Nubalaa

Further explanation in a question put to Shaikh Fawzaan here:

http://mtws.posthaven.com/the-meaning-of-the-statement-of-imaam-maalik

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