Jose Ortega y Gasset Quotes

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Born: May 9, 1883,
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Died: , October 18, 1955
Occupation: Author

1.
An 'unemployed' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

2.
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.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

3.
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.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

4.
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

5.
Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

6.
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

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