Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Beauty isn't worth thinking about; what's important is your mind. You don't want a fifty-dollar...
Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time
God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often...
There is nothing worse than when someone's obnoxious laughter ruins a good movie.
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...