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

Miguel de Unamuno

Miguel de Unamuno

Profession: Poet
Nationality: Spanish

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

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.

Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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