Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Quote by George Santayana
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
Sanity is madness put to good use.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.