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Jose 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.

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    Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

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    Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself.

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    The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration.

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    We cannot put off living until we are ready. The most salient characteristic of life is its coerciveness: it is always urgent, 'here and now,' without any possible postponement. Life is fired at us point-blank.

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