A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation.
Quote by Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Jose Ortega Y Gasset Quotes
We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but...
The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic,...
Revolution is not the uprising against preexisting order, but the setting up of a new...
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone...
Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity.
Law is born from despair of human nature.
Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.
The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human...
For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.
The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved,...
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet...
To live is to feel oneself lost.
We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he...
Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to...
Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values.
Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when...
Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.