To live is to feel oneself lost.
Quote by Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Jose Ortega Y Gasset Quotes
Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved.
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what...
Law is born from despair of human nature.
Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic,...
We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that...
The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace,...
Rancor is an outpouring of a feeling of inferiority.
There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him...
We cannot put off living until we are ready.
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet...
We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but...
Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the...
An 'unemployed' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of...
To live is to feel oneself lost
An idea is a putting truth in check-mate.
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is...
Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.