The Life of the Intellectual

There is nothing so cruel as to see things for what they are. The intellectual is enslaved by loneliness because his or her understanding is a barrier beyond which no other human being can reach. He or she must serve the truth, knowing there will be no escape from within his or her prison. And since the truth is the last thing anyone likes to hear, no one will ever even so much as attempt to free him or her from outside.

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