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(1864-1936 / Spain)

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  • ''Life is doubt,
    And faith without doubt is nothing but death.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. Salmo II, Poesias (1907).
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  • ''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 (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Life of Don Quixote and Sancho, "The Sepulcher of Don Quixote," (1905).
  • ''When a thing is said to be not worth refuting you may be sure that either it is flagrantly stupid—in which case all comment is superfluous—or it is something formidable, the very crux of the problem.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 5 (1913).
  • ''The only way to give finality to the world is to give it consciousness.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 7 (1670).
  • ''Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 5 (1913, trans. 1921).
  • ''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 (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 9 (1913).
  • ''Man dies of cold, not of darkness.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 4 (1913).
  • ''To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 9 (1913, trans. 1921).
  • ''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.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 7 (1913).
  • ''For it is the suffering flesh, it is suffering, it is death, that lovers perpetuate upon the earth. Love is at once the brother, son, and father of death, which is its sister, mother, and daughter. And thus it is that in the depth of love there is a depth of eternal despair, out of which springs hope and consolation.''
    Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 7 (1913).

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Cure Yourself

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.

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