To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm seat.
Quote by Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Jose Ortega Y Gasset Quotes
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what...
Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace,...
An idea is a putting truth in check-mate.
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved.
I am I plus my circumstances.
The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic,...
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
Rancor is an outpouring of a feeling of inferiority.
To live is to feel oneself lost
For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.
Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to...
Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand...
The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human...
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.
There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the...
Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe...
A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a...