Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who...
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover...
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
I'm not perfect, I do drink. I do smoke. Carson [Carson Daly] can't go out...
Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor.It makes...