Miguel de Unamuno

(1864-1936 / Spain)

Miguel de Unamuno
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  • 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...
    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 ca...
    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).
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The Snowfall Is So Silent

The snowfall is so silent,
so slow,
bit by bit, with delicacy
it settles down on the earth
and covers over the fields.
The silent snow comes down
white and weightless;
snowfall makes no noise,
falls as forgetting falls,
flake after flake.
It covers the fields gently
while frost attacks them
with its sudden flashes of white;
covers everything with its pure
and silent covering;
not one thing on the ground
anywhere escapes it.
And wherever it falls it stays,
content and gay,
for snow does not slip off
as rain does,
but it stays and...

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