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Jose Ortega y Gasset (1883 - 1955)
Spanish philosopher & politician [more author details]
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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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Order is not pressure which is imposed on society from without, but an equilibrium which is set up from within.
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We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands upon himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
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One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted...If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it. What he is after is having to win it, to conquer the surly brute through his own effort and skill with all the extras that this carries with it: the immersion in the countryside, the healthfulness of the exercise, the distraction from his job.
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Jose Ortega y Gasset, Meditations on Hunting

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