Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery...
Habit is stronger than reason.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Convince a man that he is an animal, that his own dignity and self-respect are...
The first sign of your becoming religious is that you are becoming cheerful