A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
Quote by George Santayana
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.