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Quotation by José Ortega Y Gasset
Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity.
José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955), Spanish essayist, philosopher. repr. In The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays (1968). "In Search of Goethe from Within," Partisan Review (New Brunswick, N.J., Dec. 1949).
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