Sahih Muslim Book 030, Hadith Number 5671.
Hadith Section/Book: Sahih Muslim Sahih Muslim Book 30. The Excellent Qualities Of The Holy Prophet (PBUH) And His Companions
Chapter : The extreme love of Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) for his Umma, and his extreme anxiety to warn them against that which is a source of trouble to them.
Hammam b. Munabbih reported: Abu Huraira reported us some ahadith from Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) amongst many, (and) one is this that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: A person lit fire and when the atmosphere was aglow, moths and insects began to fall into the fire, but I am there to hold them back, but they are plunging into it despite my efforts, and he further added: That is your example and mine. I am there to hold you back from fire and to save you from it, but you are plunging into it despite my efforts.