Shafi’i on Knowledge: No good in one who does not love knowledge

Ibn ‘Asakir reported: Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever does not love knowledge, there is no good in him.”

Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 5/408

عن ابن عساكر قال الشافعي رحمه الله مِنْ لَا يُحِبُّ الْعِلْمَ فَلَا خَيْرَ فِيهِ

5/408 تاريخ دمشق لابن عساكر