Miguel De Unamuno Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old miguel de unamuno quotes, miguel de unamuno sayings, and miguel de unamuno proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Science is a cemetery of dead ideas     

Miguel de Unamuno

Man dies of cold, not of darkness.     

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

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

Chemistry ought to be not for chemists alone.     

Miguel de Unamuno

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

Miguel de Unamuno

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

Miguel de Unamuno

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

Miguel de Unamuno

The pessimism that protests and defends itself cannot be truly said to be pessimism.     

Miguel de Unamuno

The satisfied, the happy, do not live; they fall asleep in habit, near neighbor to annihilation.     

Miguel de Unamuno

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.     

Miguel de Unamuno

The skeptic dows 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

Leave what’s alive in the furrow, what’s dead in yourself, for life does not move in the same way as a group of clouds; from your work you will be able one day to gather yourself.     

Miguel de Unamuno

Now you are only giving food to that final pain which is slowly winding you in the nets of death, but to live is to work, and the only thing which lasts is the work; start there, turn to the work.     

Miguel de Unamuno

Shake off this sadness, and recover your spirit; sluggish you will never see the wheel of fate that brushes your heel as it turns going by, the man who wants to live is the man in whom life is abundant.     

Miguel de Unamuno

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

Miguel de Unamuno

It is despair, and despair alone, that begets heroic hope, absurd hope, mad hope.      

Miguel de Unamuno