Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to be what it is his duty to be.
Quote by Jose Ortega Y Gasset
We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he...
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what...
There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the...
Rancor is an outpouring of a feeling of inferiority.
Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.
We cannot put off living until we are ready.
To live is to feel oneself lost.
An idea is a putting truth in check-mate.
Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when...
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but...
Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity.
The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace,...
To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm...
The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic,...
Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet...
I am I plus my circumstances.
There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him...