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Miguel de Unamuno

Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (29 September 1864 - 31 December 1936) was a Spanish essayist, novelist, poet, playwright and philosopher.
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Snobbish pride is abstaining from acting in order to avoid exposing ourselves to criticism.

Miguel de Unamuno

I talk about myself a lot, because I'm the man that I have close at hand.

Miguel de Unamuno

The worst intolerance is of that which we call reason.

Miguel de Unamuno

Do not give anyone what they ask for, but what you understand they actually need; then put up with the ungratefulness later.

Miguel de Unamuno

Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is only death.

Miguel de Unamuno

Many times sincerity all of a sudden becomes too much to handle.

Miguel de Unamuno

A lack of simplicity ruins it all.

Miguel de Unamuno

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.

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He who has no desire to become someone, will end up being no one.

Miguel de Unamuno

Faith is not about believing in things you have seen, but believing in what you have not seen.

Miguel de Unamuno

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

Since when should the author of a book be the one who understands it best?

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Being skeptical is not about being doubtful, but about carefully investigating the cause.

Miguel de Unamuno

A pedant is an idiot adulterated by his studies.

Miguel de Unamuno

There is something sweet and calming, and wise above everything else, in which what men in this world call being bored.

Miguel de Unamuno

One of the advantages of not being happy is that you can wish for happiness.

Miguel de Unamuno

Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems.

Miguel de Unamuno

It is impossible to win without someone else losing.

Miguel de Unamuno

Let this be said once and for all: it's not about avoiding pain, because pain is inevitable; it's about choosing the consequences of pain.

Miguel de Unamuno

Literature is slaughtered by journalism.

Miguel de Unamuno

The faults we don't possess don't bother us.

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Freedom is a common good, and as long as everyone doesn't participate, those who think they're free won't be.

Miguel de Unamuno

Languages, like religions, live off heresey.

Miguel de Unamuno

One who has faith in himself has no need for others to have faith in him.

Miguel de Unamuno

Man lives off of reason, but survives off of dreams.

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