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.
Quote by Jose Ortega Y Gasset
We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but...
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him...
There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the...
A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a...
Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what...
We cannot put off living until we are ready.
Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.
I am I plus my circumstances.
Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity.
Our firmest convictions are apt to be the most suspect, they mark our limitations and...
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
Rancor is an outpouring of a feeling of inferiority.
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved.
The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic,...
Properly practiced creativity can make one ad do the work of ten.
Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new...
Language is memory and metaphor.