Knowledge is a light that leads to wisdom. It is life for one’s soul and fuel for one’s character…Happiness and high spiritedness come with enlightenment, because through knowledge, one may fulfill his goals and discover what was previously hidden from him…
If you desire happiness, then seek out knowledge and enlightenment, and you will find that anxiety, depression, and grief will leave you.
—Shaykh ‘Aidh al-Qarni
al-Qarni, ‘Aidh ibn ‘Abdullah, Don’t Be Sad, Riyadh: International Islamic Publishing House, 2003, p. 83
(Read on pg 39, Umm Abdurrahman Sakina Hirschfelder, Who Is Allah? His Names and Attributes and their Significance to the Individual. International Islamic Publishing House. Riyadh:2010.)