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Quote by George Santayana
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
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
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
People often resist change for reasons that make good sense to them, even if those...
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.