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Born in September 29, 1864 / Died in December 31, 1936 / Spain / Spanish

Quotes by Miguel de Unamuno

The only way to give finality to the world is to give it consciousness.
To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.
Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
Consciousness is a disease.
Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
It is truer to say that martyrs create faith more than faith creates martyrs.
Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.
A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
If a person never contradicts himself, it must be that he says nothing.
That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.
Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
We never know, believe me, when we have succeeded best.
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
Some people will believe anything if you whisper it to them.
Faith which does not doubt is dead faith.
If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it; let us fight against destiny, even though without hope of victory.
Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning.
To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.
Suffering is the substance of life and the root of personality, for it is only suffering that makes us persons.
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age he dies of being a man.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.