Averroes also know as Ibn Rushd was was a medieval Andalusian writer and polymath. He was born on 14 April 1126, Córdoba, Spain and passed away on 10 December 1198, Marrakesh, Morocco.
He wrote book ‘On the Harmony of Religions and Philosophy.
Some quotes by him are as follows:
“Ignorance leads to fear, fear leads to hate, and hate leads to violence. This is the equation.” – Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
“Two truths cannot contradict one another.” – Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
“An army of philosophers would not be sufficient to change the nature of error and to make it truth.”- Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
“Knowledge used to be in the hearts of men, now it is just in their clothes (people want to appear knowledgeable).” – Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
“Women should be treated as human beings, not as domestic animals.” – Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
“Knowledge is the conformity of the object and the intellect” – Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
“All sciences originated among the sons of Israel, the reason being theexistence of prophecy among them which made their perfection in the sciences amazing.” –
Averroes (Ibn Rushd)