Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him and use him for our own salvation.
I am I plus my circumstances.
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
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.
An 'unemployed' existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
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.
Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.