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.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
To live is to feel oneself lost.
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.
The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration.
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
The world is the sum-total of our vital possibilities.
An idea is a putting truth in check-mate.