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
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Sanity is madness put to good use.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
Music is essentially useless, as is life
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt,...
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery...
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
Habit is stronger than reason.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.