Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
Quote by George Santayana
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
The tide of evolution carries everything before it, thoughts no less than bodies, and persons...
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover...
True love is the parent of humility
At last I know what love is really like.
Love is merely madness...