A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
Sanity is madness put to good use.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
The superiority of the distant over the present is only due to the mass and...
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always...
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.