Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Miguel Unamuno Quotes
While reading Henri Daniel-Rops’ Jesus and His Times, yesterday, I came upon a quote from the writings of Miguel Unamuno, a Spanish philosopher whom I was unfamiliar with. My unfamiliarity with Unamuno led me to delve a bit deeper into his works, and add to my list of books I should add to my library. Here are a smattering of quotes I found wandering the cyberspaces of the internet, which I thought of interest.
That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.
And wherefore do you want to be immortal? you ask me, wherefore? Frankly, I do not understand the question, for it is to ask the reason of the reason, the end of the end, the principle of the principle.
Those who believe that they believe in God, but without passion in their hearts, without anguish in mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, without an element of despair even in their consolation, believe only in the God idea, not God Himself.
A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
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.