Ingenious fools too clever to be wise, though brilliant at inventing the most ingenious reasons for their fatuous beliefs. But, tiresome as intellectuals can be, even they are probably much less menacing and pernicious to the world than anti-intellectuals.

F L Lucas
F. L. Lucas (1894-1967) British literary writer, editor, poet [Frank Laurence Lucas]
The Search for Good Sense, “Johnson” (1958)

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