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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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Only he who knows is free, and even more free is the one knows more...Only culture yeilds freedom...don't profess the freedom to fly, but give wings instead; not that of thinking, but of thoughts. The freedom we must give to the people is that of culture.

Miguel de Unamuno

The last and final justice is forgiveness.

Miguel de Unamuno

With the wood of our memories we build our hopes.

Miguel de Unamuno

The solution to a problem always creates new problems.

Miguel de Unamuno

Wait, only he who waits lives. But he fears the day in which his hopes become just a memory.

Miguel de Unamuno

Knowing how to cry is the wisdom of simplicity.

Miguel de Unamuno

Language is useful for conserving our thoughts. We speak when we don't want to think.

Miguel de Unamuno

What is reason? Reason is something that we are all in agreement with. Truth is something else. Reason is social; the truth, individual.

Miguel de Unamuno

In order to hit the nail on the head you need to hit a horseshoe a hundred times.

Miguel de Unamuno

To devote one's self to others is to be selfless.

Miguel de Unamuno

What we don't hope for we can't believe, nor can we believe in what we don't hope for.

Miguel de Unamuno

Use harms and even destroys beauty. The noblest function of an object is to be contemplated.

Miguel de Unamuno

We never know, believe me, when we have succeeded best.

Miguel de Unamuno

If a person never contradicts himself, it must be that he says nothing.

Miguel de Unamuno

The only way to give finality to the world is to give it consciousness.

Miguel de Unamuno

That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.

Miguel de Unamuno

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.

Miguel de Unamuno

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Miguel de Unamuno

Man dies of cold, not of darkness.

Miguel de Unamuno

To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.

Miguel de Unamuno

A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.

Miguel de Unamuno

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.

Miguel de Unamuno

Some people will believe anything if you whisper it to them.

Miguel de Unamuno

Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.

Miguel de Unamuno

To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.

Miguel de Unamuno
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