All knowledge pursued merely for the enrichment of personal learning and the accumulation of personal treasure leads you away from the path; but all knowledge pursued for growth to ripeness within the process of human ennoblement and cosmic development brings you a step forward.
Source: Rudolf Steiner – GA 10 – KNOWLEDGE OF HIGHER WORLDS AND ITS ATTAINMENT – I. How is Knowledge Of The Higher Worlds Attained?
Translated by George Metaxa, with revisions by Henry B. Monges
Previously posted on July 2, 2016