Quotations From JOSÉ BERGAMÍN


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  • I fear only that which I love, says man, according to Montaigne. Woman replies: I love only that which I fear.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 50, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • When there is nothing to fear is the time to begin fearing everything.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 51, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • The man who spends all his time looking up to heaven is not always the best; in fact, he is usually the worst.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 44, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • A piece of advice always contains an implicit threat, just as a threat always contains an implicit piece of advice.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 44, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • The most original sin is not the thinker's but the poet's.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 45, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • Those who are scandalized by a naked body—thinks the Devil—are easy prey: they are already doomed.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 58, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • To be ready to fail is to be prepared for success.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 58, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • You can say the opposite of something you've said but you can't do the opposite of something you've done.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 70, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).
  • The only time a man thinks is when he's alone.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 93, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).

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  • True solidarity is only possible among the solitary.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 96, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).
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