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intellectual

Cynical Definitions

n. A person who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

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n. Someone who prefers theory over experience, so much so that they would sit on a hot stove twice.

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Cynical Quotations

An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.

— Aldous Huxley

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The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

— John Maynard Keynes

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