Miguel de Unamuno Quotes

The most tragic problem of philosophy is to reconcile intellectual necessities with the necessities of the heart and will. For it is on this rock that every philosophy that pretends to receive the eternal and tragic contradictions, the basis of our existence, breaks to pieces.

Philosophy and religion are enemies, and because they are enemies they have need of one another. There is no religion without some philosophical basis, no philosophy without roots in religion. Each lives by its contrary.

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.

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

Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.

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

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

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.