With the love of God all sciences are accepted and beloved, but without it, are fruitless; nay, rather the cause of insanity.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Bahá’í World Faith, p. 366

Ameen, son of Khan's younger sister Hamideh, a direct descendant of the old historian, was not of a lineage to be envied, for it was said that the posterity of that ancestor were under the curse of insanity because of his slanderous attacks on the Faith of the Báb and Bahá’u’lláh.

Marzieh Gail, Arches of the Years, p. 66