José Bergamín

(1895_1983 / Madrid)

José Bergamín Quotes

  • ''Perhaps it's more merciful to forget the dead instead of remembering them.''
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 81, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).
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  • ''Skepticism is provisional, even if it lasts a lifetime.''
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 84, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).
  • ''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).
  • ''What is reasoned has nothing to do with what is reasonable.''
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 91, 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).
  • ''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).
  • ''The quality of a man's mind can generally be judged by the size of his wastepaper basket.''
    José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. La cabeza a pájaros (Head in the Clouds), p. 98, Madrid, Cruz y Raya (1934).

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