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Jose Ortega y Gasset quotes (7)
Life means to have something definite to do--a mission to fulfill--and in the measure in which we avoid setting our life to something we make it empty. Human life by its very nature has to be dedicated to something.
Jose Ortega y Gasset Category: Life
We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation but he does not know what to create.
Jose Ortega y Gasset Category: Capable
We have need of history in its entirety not to fall back into it but to see if we can escape from it.
Jose Ortega y Gasset Category: History
He who wishes to teach us a truth should not tell it to us but simply suggest it with a brief gesture a gesture which starts an ideal trajectory in the air along which we glide until we find ourselves at the feet of the new.
Jose Ortega y Gasset Category: Unsorted
To be surprised to wonder is to begin to understand.
Jose Ortega y Gasset Category: Intellectual
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset Category: Love
Tell me what you pay attention to and I will tell you who you are.
Jose Ortega y Gasset Category: Law