Why should I know José Ortega y Gasset?

José Ortega y Gasset was a Spanish philosopher.

Books by José Ortega y Gasset

Quotes by José Ortega y Gasset

“Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“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.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“Tell me what you pay attention to and I will tell you who you are.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“There is no doubt; even a rejection can be the shadow of a caress.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“To remain in the past means to be dead.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“We cannot put off living until we are ready.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving.”

José Ortega y Gasset

“We fall in love when our imagination projects nonexistent perfection upon another person. One day, the fantasy evaporates and with it, love dies.”

José Ortega y Gasset