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Quotations From JOSÉ BERGAMÍN

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  • 31.
    When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 42, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • 32.
    Better than succeeding little by little is failing at one go.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 24, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • 33.
    The man who gets drunk in peacetime is a coward. The man who gets drunk in wartime goes on being a coward.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 84, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).
  • 34.
    Even if you're not going anywhere, don't get in the way.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 72, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).
  • 35.
    A woman who does not become the slave of just one man becomes the slave of all men.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 60, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • 36.
    We say of an animal that it is intelligent, and we say the same thing of a woman; but in neither case is it usually appropriate—clearly for very different reasons.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 60, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • 37.
    If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 70, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).

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  • 38.
    It may be impossible to have a revolution without crimes but that does not make revolution a crime.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 48, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • 39.
    Do we have to talk in order to agree or agree in order to talk?
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 47, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • 40.
    There are no good or bad habits. All habits are, by definition, bad.
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 46, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
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