A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.