Sunday, May 09, 2021

Beers & Books LXXVI – José Ortega y Gasset

The Revolt of the Masses

"Better beware of
notions like genius and inspiration;
they are a sort of magic wand
and should be used sparingly by anybody
who wants to see things clearly."

José Ortega y Gasset (9 May 1883 – 18 October 1955)


  1. Rather a lot of hard work goes into any process after inspiration has sown the seed.
    Genius is an alien concept to me 'they do things differently there...'