Tuesday, November 11, 2014
... the genius never makes anything new, but always something that is just different, and the average talents provide him the possibility within which his genius condenses into achievements.
Robert Musil (1880-1942), Austrian author. Political Confessions of a Young Man. A Fragment (1913), Robert Musil, Precision and Soul. Essays and Addresses, p. 33, ed. and trans. by Burton Pike and David S. Luft, Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1990).