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Miguel de Unamuno Quotes

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

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

"A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about."

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

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

"Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning."

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

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

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

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

"Science says: "We must live," and seeks the means of prolonging, increasing, facilitating and amplifying life, of making it tolerable and acceptable, wisdom says: "We must die," and seeks how to make us die well."

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

"Man dies of cold, not of darkness."

"Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death."

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

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

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

"Science is a cemetery of dead ideas."

"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."

"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."

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