Knowledge and Ignorance of God and of Self

Sermon 37 on The Song of Songs

I presume there is no need today to remind you to stay awake, because I feel that the remarks I made as recently as yesterday, friendly remarks, will be enough to keep those concerned on the alert. You remember that you have agreed with me that no one is saved without self-knowledge, since it is the source of that humility on which salvation depends, and of the fear of the Lord that is as much the beginning of salvation as of wisdom. ...

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On the Song of Songs: Bernard of Clairvaux