Don’t take knowledge from a fool

Imaam Maalik bin Anas 179 AH said,

لا تأخذ العلم من سفيه معلن بالسفه وإن كان أروى الناس

“Do not take knowledge from a fool who is known for his foolishness, even if he narrates more than anyone.”

Jaami lil Akhlaq ar-Rawi wa Adab as-Saami’ 1/139

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