It is enough an honor for knowledge that even those who are not proficient in it claim it and are happy whenever they are addressed as knowledgeable. And it is enough a condemnation for ignorance that even an ignorant person despises being called ignorant.
—’Alī b. Abī Ṭālib [d.40AH/661CE]
(Read on pg 44, Salaahud-Deen ibn ‘Alee ibn ‘Abdul-Mawjood, Imam Sa’eed bin Al-Musayyab (Biography). Darussalam Publishers. Riyadh:2006.)