All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Habit is stronger than reason
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.
We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history...