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
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
The superiority of the distant over the present is only due to the mass and...
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too...
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Women... can't live with 'em... can't shoot 'em.
A woman who has no way of expressing herself and of realizing herself as a...