In social media (1)(2)(3), I have found:

"Sadness is caused by intelligence, the more you understand certain things, the more you wish you didn't understand them." — Charles Bukowski.

But yet I have no reliable source that can confirm me. I will be grateful if you please tell me about the real quote-author and origin of this quote with proper resources.

  • Previously posted on EL&U
    – bobble
    Apr 25, 2021 at 16:37
  • @bobble I asked in both places because I thought it's more appropriate to ask here in Literature SE.
    – raf
    Apr 26, 2021 at 7:58


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