Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
Quote by George Santayana
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt,...
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
There are two things an average girl wishes; to find the perfect guy and to...
The one who is meant for you encourages you to be your best but still...