Jose Gasset Quotes

19 Jose Gasset quotes:

"The cynic, a parasite of civilization, lives by denying it, for the very reason that he is convinced that it will not fail."
"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."
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"Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity."
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"Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do."
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"A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation"
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"We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he does not know what to create."
"I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself."
"We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself."
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"The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him."
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"The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration."
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"Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts."
"Law is born from despair of human nature."
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"The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will."
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"An idea is a putting truth in check-mate."
"A revolution does not last more than fifteen years, the period which coincides with the flourishing of a generation."
"We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving."
"I am I plus my circumstances."
"Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly."
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"The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities."
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