Knowledge for knowledge's sake  

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“There are those who seek knowledge for the sake of knowledge; that is Curiosity.

There are those who seek knowledge to be known by others; that is Vanity.

There are those who seek knowledge in order to serve; that is Love.”

--Bernard of Clairvaux in De gradibus humilitatis et superbiae

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