José Bergamín

(1895_1983 / Madrid)

José Bergamín Quotes

  • ''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).
  • ''Ignorance is learned; innocence is forgotten.''
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 46, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • ''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).
  • ''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).
  • ''Man is a question; woman is an answer. The mistake women make today is to offer themselves as answers before being questioned.''
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 48, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).
  • ''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).
  • ''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).
  • ''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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