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Summary

Jose Ortega Y Gasset was a famous Philosopher from Spain, who lived between May 9, 1883 and October 18, 1955. He became 72 years old.

Biography

José Ortega y Gasset (born and died in Madrid), he was a Spanish philosopher, essayist and sociolog.

He weve made ​​magazine holders Spain (1915-1924) Revista de Occidente, and (1923). At the same time deltog he udarbejdelsen af the Spanish constitution. Stærkt affected af Weimar Republic, he wrote the centrale Værk Let rebelión de las masas (1929). From 1910 to 1936 he was professor of metafysik, logic and ethicist at the Complutense University of Madrid, from 1936 to 1945 levede him in exile in France, Argentina and Portugal. As a cultural philosopher, he built on Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Friedrich Nietzsche and Wilhelm Dilthey.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 35 quotes who is written / told by Jose, under the main topic Love.

Related authors: Friedrich Nietzsche, Wilhelm Dilthey, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Ortega_y_Gasset

Famous quotes by Jose Ortega Y Gasset (35)


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"Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else"
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"There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him and use him for our own salvation"
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"The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him"
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"Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else"
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"I am I plus my circumstances"
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"An idea is a putting truth in check-mate"
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"Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to be what it is his duty to be"
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"The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities"
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"Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved"
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"Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do"
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"Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself"
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"Law is born from despair of human nature"
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"Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values"
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"Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do"
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"Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made"
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"Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be"
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"Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified"
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"There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the two positions are equally necessary in the world, the one to complement the other"
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"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"
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"We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving"
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"The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet's to invent what is nonexistent"
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"The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration"
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"For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great"
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"A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation"
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"Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe a type of man who does not want to give reasons or to be right, but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions"
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"Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt"
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"Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when we are not an artist"
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"We cannot put off living until we are ready"
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"To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand"
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"The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved, the ache we feel in a member we no longer have"
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"The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will"
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"Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are"
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"Rancor is an outpouring of a feeling of inferiority"
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"In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will"
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"An 'unemployed' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself"


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