me Run the Risk of Being Free

The thoughts of an idling intellectual.

"A man who wants the truth becomes a scholar; a man who wants to give free rein to his subjectivity becomes, perhaps, a writer; but what should a man do who wants something which lies between the two?"

— Robert Musil, The Man Without Qualities
Comment   24 11.09.11
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