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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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Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning.

Miguel de Unamuno

True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant.

Miguel de Unamuno

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.

Miguel de Unamuno

It is sad not to be loved but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

Miguel de Unamuno

Suffering is the substance of life and the root of personality, for it is only suffering that makes us persons.

Miguel de Unamuno

What we believe to be the motives of our conduct are usually but the pretexts for it.

Miguel de Unamuno

Faith which does not doubt is dead faith.

Miguel de Unamuno

It is truer to say that martyrs create faith more than faith creates martyrs.

Miguel de Unamuno

Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.

Miguel de Unamuno

Consciousness is a disease.

Miguel de Unamuno

The greatest height of heroism to which an individual, like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule.

Miguel de Unamuno

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

Miguel de Unamuno

The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found.

Miguel de Unamuno

We need God, not in order to understand the why, but in order to feel and sustain the ultimate wherefore, to give a meaning to the universe.

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