Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men.
Quote by George Santayana
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what...
The superiority of the distant over the present is only due to the mass and...
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo...
People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what...
Fame is also a test of character at times... Sometimes I pass the test; sometimes...
If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter