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Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Nothing is inherently and invincibly young except spirit. And spirit can enter a human being...
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where...
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.