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An idea is a putting truth in check-mate.
Ideas
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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An unemployed existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
Unemployment
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
Biography
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Civilization is nothing more than the effort to reduce the use of force to the last resort.
Force
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Effort
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.
Excellence
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.
Things and Little Things
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself.
Environmentalism
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Rancor is an outpouring of a feeling of inferiority.
Inferiority
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity.
Surprises
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm seat.
Government
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving.
Thoughts and Thinking
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
Youth
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun