Our firmest convictions are apt to be the most suspect; they mark our limitations and our bounds. Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries. Only in proportion as we are desirous of living more do we really live.

José Ortega y Gasset (1883-1944) Spanish philosopher
The Dehumanization of Art, “Invitation to Understanding” (1925)
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