Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
Quote by Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Jose Ortega Y Gasset Quotes
Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe...
Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
Law is born from despair of human nature.
Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when...
Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.
To live is to feel oneself lost
Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand...
Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.
The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of...
Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values.
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved.
For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.
We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that...
I am I plus my circumstances.
The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved,...
To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm...
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet...