A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other...
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always...
Depression is rage spread thin.